Family Violence Community Information Breakfast: Shepparton - June

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FamilyCare

19 Welsford Street

Shepparton, VIC 3630

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Family Violence - The Specialist Family Violence Court in Shepparton

The session will help you to understand more about how the purpose-built facility and specially trained family violence team will help improve the court experience for people who are there on a family violence-related matter.

The specialist family violence court will connect the court and community in Shepparton to make court hearings more efficient with better support for families who have experienced violence so that they are more connected with other community services.

A light breakfast is included

For more information or to register call Katie H on 03 58237059.


If you or anyone you know needs immediate help with family violence call 000 or for some advice contact Safe Steps on www.safesteps.org.au or call 1800 015 188

Media contact: John Duck 0408 336076.

More information:

Family Violence statistics

• One in three women has experienced physical violence since the age of 15. Almost one in five has experienced sexual violence.

• Almost 17 per cent of women in Australia have experienced violence by a partner.

• On average, one woman is killed every week at the hands of their partner.

• Violence against women and their children doesn’t just have a human cost. The economic cost to Australia is around $13.6 billion each year. Without action, this will rise to 15.6 billion by 2022.


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19 Welsford Street

Shepparton, VIC 3630

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