Our Watch Our Issue

Late in 2014 the Baw Baw Shire Council facilitated a meeting of groups and individuals interested in forming a working group to take on the issue of family violence in the Shire. This followed concerns about the escalation of men’s violence against women.  Over the past 4 years in the Baw Baw Police Service Area… Read More

Rosie Batty visits Gippsland

Business networks and community come to hear Rosie Batty in Gippsland A record audience turned out in Warragul, Traralgon and Inverloch to hear from Australian of the Year and campaigner against domestic violence, Rosie Batty. Ms Batty, who rose to prominence following the murder of her son Luke by the boy’s father at Tyabb in February… Read More

What about violence against men?

A common question we come across in our work is, ‘What about violence against men?’ There are a number of reasons we focus on the prevention of men’s violence against women, and not violence against men or violence more generally. Firstly, statistics show that the majority of family violence is perpetrated by men against women… Read More