COVID-19 & Men’s Behaviour Change Programs

International experience indicates that the COVID-19 virus will significantly impact on the FDV experiences of adult and child victim-survivors. In addition to this increased risk to victim-survivors, the virus is also likely to have other immediate impacts on MBCPs across Australia, including the dwindling participation in group work and closure...

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,”...