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Future-proofing Safety – COVID-19 and family violence in Victoria

Future-proofing Safety: COVID-19 and family violence in Victoria  The Centre for Family Research and Evaluation (CFRE), in partnership with RMIT University’s Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) and the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS), recently commenced Future-proofing Safety, a major research project examining how family violence in Victoria has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began.  Our research will span the breadth of Victoria’s whole community services system to understand how […]

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Keeping Our Communities Safe – Multicultural LGBTIQ+ Victorians and COVID-19

A banner image where the background is a close-up photograph of a person hugging another person from behind. The person in front has a dark skin tone and is wearing a white button-up shirt. The person behind has a light skin tone and iw earing a striped shirt. The photograph is a close-up of the two people's intertwined forearms and hands. On the left side of the banner, there is large header text that reads "Got questions about COVID? We've got answers." Under the header text is a subtitle that reads "COVID-19 and multicultural LGBTIQ+ communities". On the bottom-right side of the banner, there is the Drummond Street Services logo.

COVID-19 information for multicultural LGBTIQ+ people Use the table of contents below to navigate on this page. Updates to our factsheets and information sessions January 2022: Advice continues to change regarding testing, including rapid antigen tests and when to get tested. For the latest advice, visit the Victorian Government’s webpage on COVID-19 testing. December 2021: Children aged between 5 and 11 can get vaccinated from 10 January 2022. You can […]

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COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health Service Use

COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health Service Use The Centre for Family Research and Evaluation (CFRE), a division of drummond street services, have developed a COVID-19 evaluation strategy to help better understand and respond to the changing needs of the clients and the communities that we support during this time.  The key aims of our COVID-19 evaluation strategy are to: Evaluate how ds is responding at an organisational level to the crisis. […]

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There’s no safe place at home report

There’s no safe place at home report:         Everyone deserves to feel safe at home, no matter who they are or whom they love. Unfortunately for many LGBTIQ+ people, their homes are not safe places. Equality Australia and the Centre for Family Research and Evaluation at Drummond Street Services have released a groundbreaking research report on domestic and family violence affecting LGBTIQ+ people, There’s no safe place at […]

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