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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.

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The most meaningful Mother’s Day gift you give this year will be for a mother you’ve never met

The most meaningful Mother’s Day gift you give this year will be for a mother you’ve never met

Whether it’s a box of chocolates, a scented candle, or a hand-made card from kindergarten, on Mother’s Day, most of us will give a gift
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Upgrading our crisis accommodation properties

Upgrading our crisis accommodation properties

In addition to its three large family violence refuges, Refuge Victoria operates 15 Crisis Accommodation Properties throughout the state. We call them CAPs, but the
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The most meaningful Mother’s Day gift you give this year will be for a mother you’ve never met

The most meaningful Mother’s Day gift you give this year will be for a mother you’ve never met

Whether it’s a box of chocolates, a scented candle, or a hand-made card from kindergarten, on Mother’s Day, most of us will give a gift
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Around the clock onsite staffing

Around the clock onsite staffing

At the best of times, life doesn’t operate on a nine to five basis – in fact, many of life’s big moments happen at the
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Easter gifts of happiness to children in refuge

Easter gifts of happiness to children in refuge

Over Easter, 180 very small and very cute new faces took up residence at the three family violence refuges run by Refuge Victoria – and
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Refuge Victoria: 40+ years of remarkable women

Refuge Victoria: 40+ years of remarkable women

For over 40 years, Refuge Victoria (formally Safe Futures Foundation) has been supporting people escaping violence. A lot’s changed over the decades, but one thing
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Statement from the Board of Refuge Victoria

Statement from the Board of Refuge Victoria

The board of Refuge Victoria would like to advise that after more than two years leading the organisation, Paula Piccinini has resigned as CEO. Paula
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