Crisis line extension

THE expansion of a telephone helpline for women in violent households needs to ensure access is extended to country communities, according to the head of the region’s specialised domestic[…]

Domestic violence help only a call away

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to funding a domestic violence crisis hotline for women across South Australia, but says more funding should be […]

Worker entitlements extended

THE Federal Government has welcomed the first day of family and domestic violence leave for up to 2.3 million workers, while committing to extend the entitlement to a further six million workers.
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Domestic violence victim accommodation available

THE region’s peak domestic violence service has sought to reassure women fleeing abusive partners crisis accommodation is available despite an increase in domestic violence reports. Centrecare […]

Statewide trial to reveal abuse history

A SCHEME that allows individuals to discover if their partner has a history of violence has been welcomed by the region’s peak domestic violence service ahead of its statewide trial rollout later this year.
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Boys helped through trauma

GAMBIER City Lions Club is helping domestic violence victims get a fresh start in life through the donation of hundreds of dollars of essential items. The […]

More support needed for rural women

A SIGNIFICANT number of women in domestic violence situations throughout the region are potentially missing out on vital assistance due to the lack of resources available, […]

Vigil shines light on violence shame

THE Cave Gardens fell into silence on Wednesday night as community members came together to remember those who have lost their lives due to domestic violence. […]