For over 40 years, we have delivered housing and support to women and children experiencing family violence. We use this experience to contribute our views to proposed policy changes that affect our clients.
Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor submission
October 11, 2022
Emerge Women & Children’s Support Network welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor which is investigating how the family violence system has changed since the Royal Commission.Read More
National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women
March 2, 2022
Emerge has joined forces with other family violence services to comment on the draft national plan to reduce violence against women.
Work underway for Second National Plan to Reduce Violence against women and children
August 13, 2021
Emerge is contributing to a Victoria-wide submission into a national plan to reduce violence against women and children.
Pandemic highlights gaps in the family violence sector
September 14, 2020
In its submission to the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor, Emerge has highlighted many gaps and emerging trends that have been exposed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Emerge calls for an improved Safe at Home strategy
March 12, 2020
Emerge has called for raft of measures to be introduced as part of its submission to the Victorian Government’s homelessness inquiry. It has set out seven priorities ranging from a public education campaign about homelessness and family violence to explain the link through to calling for an improved Safe at Home strategy so that women and children’s right to stay at home after family violence is viewed as the norm. Paula Westhead, Emerge ...Read More