Media releases

Working with all men key to ending family violence

3 August, 2018

Over the past week, Australia has yet again had to bear witness to a litany of family violence homicides occurring at disproportionate rates.

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NSW State Government’s budget demonstrates a measured commitment to end family violence

19 June, 2018

On 19 June, 2018 the NSW Liberal State Government handed down a measured budget (2018/19) forecast with $390m allocated over four years to provide greater protection for women, children and men experiencing family violence.

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Victorian family violence Government Monitor warns: focus on long-term family violence reform

10 May, 2018

On 10 May 2018, the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor launched its first independent report on the implementation of the Victorian Government’s landmark Royal Commission into Family Violence (RCFV) recommendations.

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Family violence still exists in Australian homes, so why isn’t it on the Federal Government’s Budget agenda?

8 May, 2018

On 8 May 2018, the Federal Turnbull Government handed down their 2018/19 budget. Disappointingly, we have not seen a greater commitment from the Federal Government in relation to ongoing systemic, financial investment for national family violence reform.

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Victorian Labor State Government reinforce investment to end family violence

1 May, 2018

On 1 May 2018, the Victorian Labor State Government reinforced its investment in the 10-Year Industry Plan for Family Violence Prevention and Response, $5m over the course of one year.

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Men’s behaviour change campaign set to make waves across Victorian screens

29 March, 2018

Many believe that if they saw a man aggressively behaving toward his partner and children that they’d intervene.

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National men’s behaviour change peak body drives awareness campaign across Tasmania

15 March, 2018

One of the most unsafe places for Tasmanian women is their own home.

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National men’s family violence helpline drives men’s behaviour change awareness campaign in NSW

14 February, 2018

Family violence touches the lives of many, and ripples through our communities. In a bid to act on this, during February and March No to Violence wants men to stop, reflect and ask themselves, is my behaviour causing problems for my relationships?

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Family violence does not discriminate: Man faces murder charge during the festive season

29 December, 2017

While many Australian families are enjoying the time off over the summer holidays, for some families it is anything but a time for bonding and celebration.

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No to Violence’s commitment to promoting men’s role in ending violence against women and children

24 November, 2017

Violence against women and children is pervasive, constant and a men’s issue.

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NSW State Budget Media Release

20 June, 2017

The New South Wales Government Budget has delivered an underwhelming budget for addressing the most significant cause of family violence in its state – men’s violent behaviour.

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Men’s family violence prevention sector implores the Prime Minister to face the facts about family violence in Australia

9 May, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull stood next to Rosie Batty and described family violence as a “national disgrace.” Police reports tell us these rates are rising, not falling.

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Victorian state government answers our calls for increased funding to make perpetrators of family violence more accountable

2 May, 2017

The new funding announcements will give the men’s family violence sector adequate resources.

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NTV/MRS is thrilled to hear federal government will reverse funding cuts to Community Legal Centres

24 April, 2017

The Federal government will reverse funding cuts to Community Legal Centres Australia-wide.

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NTV/MRS Welcomes the New Laws to Boost Family Violence Protections

8 March, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government introduced the Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2017.

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Working with men for gender equality on International Women’s Day

8 March, 2017

On International Women’s Day, No To Violence incorporating the Men’s Referral Service (NTV/MRS) celebrates over 23 years of working with men to protect the safety of women and children who experience family violence.

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