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Here at Refuge Victoria, we are passionate about the work we do and are supported by a wealth of people, organisations and initiatives that are worth celebrating.

This News section features articles on a variety of topics, from new refuges we are developing to individuals who volunteer their services to broader news about the family violence sector.

Featured News

Supporting families from refuge to recovery

Supporting families from refuge to recovery

Service delivery was front-of-mind in all our work this year. Whether it was designing and implementing programs to support the education of children in refuge, introducing therapeutic programs, employing nurse
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The spirit of Christmas comes to refuge

The spirit of Christmas comes to refuge

Every gift or donation we receive at Refuge Victoria is greatly appreciated, no matter what time of year it is given – but there’s something about donations at Christmastime that
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One company putting the magic into Christmas

One company putting the magic into Christmas

Christmas can be a magical time for kids. There’s the anticipation of presents and a visit from Santa, but there are also lots of fun rituals, like decorating the tree
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Hiba’s story

Hiba’s story

When Hiba and her five daughters arrived at refuge, they had no income, no access to financial supports, no bank account, and no Medicare card. They had no passports or
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Supporting families from refuge to recovery

Supporting families from refuge to recovery

Service delivery was front-of-mind in all our work this year. Whether it was designing and implementing programs to support the education of children in refuge, introducing therapeutic programs, employing nurse
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New funding to support communities affected by domestic and family violence

New funding to support communities affected by domestic and family violence

Nearly 60 organisations across Australia working with key groups affected by domestic and family violence (DFV) will receive funding to expand their reach, and boost the level of support available
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The Generosity Collective 

The Generosity Collective 

When clients arrive at refuge with just the clothes on their backs, one of their most immediate needs, unsurprisingly, is clothes on their backs.   Clients staying in Refuge Victoria’s
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