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Last week’s Elsie Conference held in Sydney marked a historic milestone as it commemorated 50 years since the establishment of Elsie Women’s Refuge, marking the genesis of the women’s refuge movement in Australia. During the celebration of this significant occasion, Kelda Oppermann, CEO received one of the fifty prestigious Hall…
We are thrilled to announce Paul Litherland as the inaugural Zonta House Ambassador. This appointment marks a significant milestone in our 40th year working in the WA community supporting women and their families who are at risk of harm from family and domestic violence. Paul brings with him an illustrious career…

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Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) can happen in relationships with a partner, defacto, family member, carer, boyfriend or girlfriend.

This behaviour can be threatening, abusive, violent, coercive, stalking, controlling, making someone feel scared and/or forcing them to do things they don’t want to do.

It can occur in current or past imitate relationships, family settings, or extended family groups.

For more information on what is considered Family and Domestic Violence, or how to identify it please visit Safe and Equal or 1800RESPECT. WA’s after-hours response helpline is available 24/7 if you are in crisis and need urgent help for refuge assessment or emergency accommodation options Crisis Care Free Call 1800 199 008