Useful Resources

Dividing Walls - An examination of unmet legal needs in family law, family violence and child protection: women (and their accompanying children) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness 2012

Indigenous Legal Needs Project  Victoria - In 2013 women and staff from EMH met with represenatives from Jame Cook University who were researching the legal needs of Aboriginal people in Victoria. From this an informative youtube clip was created.

Strong Culture, Strong People, Strong Families - This 10 year plan was written by the Indigenous Family Violence Partnership Forum of Indigenous community representatives from the 10 regions across the State, Indigenous organisations and senior representatives from government departments. This work grew out of our respect for Indigenous culture and history and our joint concern over the levels of violence in Victoria’s Indigenous communities.

Koori Family Violence Police Protocols - Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service (FVPLS Victoria) has been working in partnership with Aboriginal Community, Victoria Police and the Department of Justice since 2008 to create the Koori Family Violence Police Protocols. The protocols are being developed in a number of areas including Darebin, Mildura and Bairnsdale.

1800 Respect - National counselling, helpline and support 24/7 for people experiencing sexual assault and fanily violence.  EMH assisted with the creation of culturally appropiate content. 

More coming soon...