The Goulburn Family Violence Executive will present free community information sessions in Yarrawonga on Monday, July 22 2019. Come along to learn about the services locally available and how you can guide a friend or community member if they need to know where to go for help.
Tickets are free, and are available at Eventbrite (Family Violence Community Information Session – 27 June 2019 – Yarrawonga).
Information about local services will also be available.
Tea and Coffee will be available
For more information or to register call Katie H on 03 58237059.
If you or anyone you know needs immediate help with family violence call 000 or for some advice contact Safe Steps on www.safesteps.org.au or call 1800 015 188
Family Violence statistics
⊛ One in three women has experienced physical violence since the age of 15. Almost one in five has experienced sexual violence.
⊛ Almost 17 per cent of women in Australia have experienced violence by a partner.
⊛ On average, one woman is killed every week at the hands of their partner.
⊛ Violence against women and their children doesn’t just have a human cost. The economic cost to Australia is around $13.6 billion each year. Without action, this will rise to 15.6 billion by 2022.