Our Vision

A community free from family violence, where everyone feels safe.



We believe it’s important to maintain conversation with our valued partners, supporters and those in the wider family violence sector.

Our quarterly newsletter profiles the latest news about our projects, services and the wider achievements of EDVOS, along with other relevant sector updates.

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EDVOS Newsletters

December 2019 Newsletter
June 2019 Newsletter

Previous Years Newsletters

Dec 2018 Newsletter
Sept 2018 Newsletter
June 2018 Newsletter
Summer 2018 Newsletter
Spring 2017 Newsletter
Winter 2017 Newsletter
Summer 2016 Newsletter
Autumn 2016 Newsletter

News and Media Releases

EDVOS is proud to have a have strong voice in the family violence sector. For media enquiries, please contact Kim Broadley (kimb@edvos.org.au) or call 03 9259 4200.

News and Media Releases Pre 2019

EDVOS in the Media

EDVOS has developed early intervention training for hairdressers to help women who may be facing violence or controlling behaviour at home. Read about articles relating “The HaiR” program below:

  • It needs to be in all courses’ – family violence awareness growing in the beauty industry The Border Mail News 08/06/18  Read more >… 
  • ABC Media Podcast 11/06/18 click here to listen to podcast … 
  • Today Show on Channel 9 – 11/06/18 click here or on play button below, to watch the Interview with Executive Director Jenny Jackson… 

Click Here to listen to the ABC Radio Interview with Jenny Jackson & Presenter Meshel Lawrie on 3/1/19

  • Pets in Family Crisis Accomodation – Animal Medicines Australia Member Update 3/4/2018 Read more >… 

RSPCA Victoria

  • RSPCA Victoria reveals it received 178 reports of animal abuse – Whitehorse Leader 21/8/2017  Read more >… 
  • Pets targeted in family violence – Upper Yarra Mail Community 21/8/2017  Read more >… 
  • Pets caught in crossfire – Mountain Views Mail 22/8/2017  Read more >… 

THREE organisations from Melbourne’s east will benefit from additional funding to battle family violence.

Talking Violence:

Click here for article ‘Talking Violence’ from May 2017 edition of Women’s Health and Fitness Magazine featuring comments from our Program Manager.

2015 / 2016 Articles:

  • 2016 Articles
  • 2015 Articles

Domestic violence reports surge in Kingston and Glen Eira but a Moorabbin police taskforce is tackling the problem – Leader News 11/4/2016   Read more >…

Ringwood Magistrates’ Court adds extra day to deal with spiralling family violence offences – Leader News 26/3/2016   Read more >…   Article 1)   Article 2)


Pets in Peril shelters pets from torture and death in family violence Cases – Herald Sun 3/12/2015  Read more >…

Yarra Ranges police record 67 per cent increase in family violence reports in five years – Leader News 4/11/2015  Read more >…