COVID-19 and Men’s Behaviour Change Programs Practice Update 3 (30/9/20)

Like all jurisdictions nationally and internationally, the COVID-19 situation has caused substantial economic and social disruption to Western Australians’ ways of life. However, in relative terms, the public health impact of the pandemic in this state has been ‘light’. Community transmission in Western Australia has been very low, if not...

Time to reflect, time to connect – a survivor’s story

While being locked in a cupboard by her abusive ex-husband and hearing the banging, shouting and the crashing, Mandy began to think about her life, her family and her choices. As the minutes ticked into hours, Mandy who could not have been more alone at the time, would miss a...

Starting over is tough, but it’s easier with SOS

“I shouldn’t be here, but I am. I don’t want the job, but I’m so glad we are here and we can do it, because the need in the community for support after domestic violence is so great and so agonising, we need to keep doing what we are doing,”...