The Combined Women's Refuge Group unites Domestic and Family Violence refuges to advocate for women and children's right to live a life free from violence.
Advocating for the interests of women and children escaping domestic and family violence; and the services which provide them with information, referral, accommodation and support for over 40 years.
Congratulations to Challenge DV
In Australia, an average of 110 people die as a result of domestic and family violence every year. The 110km Darkness to Daylight event honours each of the lives lost. This year was the 10th Darkness to Daylight. More than $226,000 was raised and 2431 people took part.
For more information visit Darkness to Daylight 2023 wrap | Challenge DV
Thank you to RBWH Social Work Services
For the fourth year running, the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Social Work Services team has organised a fundraiser to provide gift cards for women and children in refuge. Assisting mothers to purchase personalised gifts for their kids is the focus of these fundraisers. A huge thank you to April and her colleagues!
DFV Prevention Month | New Brochure
The members of the CWRG have developed a brochure for women to provide information about refuges. FAQs about refuges, the importance of making a safety plan and DVConnect's contact details are included.
Leeanne Strangways' artwork, 'Many Cultures, One Journey' is featured and reflects our members' commitment to providing inclusive, safe and supported short-term crisis accommodation.
The brochure has been designed to be downloaded and printed in any setting, including hospitals and community centres.