Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Committee

Support Information

Information About Domestic Violence and Support Options
  • What Is Domestic and Family Violence?

    What is Domestic and Family Violence? What is the Power and Control Wheel? What is the Cycle of Violence? Read more

  • Signs of an abusive relationship

    There are many signs to look for to determine if a relationship is abusive. Look through our list and see if you recognise any of them. Read more

  • Leaving Domestic Violence Behind

    It is a basic human right that all women and children can live safely in their home. For victims of domestic violence, this is not occurring. The journey towards safety and healing from trauma will be different for everyone. Read more

  • Services That Can Help

    These local services and hotlines are available to assist if you or someone you know has been impacted by domestic violence and needs help. Read more

News & Media

  • Sutherland Shire DV Committee launch three short films highlighting coercive control

    As part of the 16 Days of Activism, last week the Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Committee was proud to launch a series of short films designed to highlight examples of coercive control, in an effort to increase awareness and detection of this form of domestic violence. Read more

  • Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Committee to launch Coercive Control Films

    The Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Committee are proud to launch their Coercive Control Film Series - The launch and premiere will take place on Thursday 1 December 2022 at 9:30am at Hazelhurst Arts Centre at Gymea. Interested community members are welcome to attend, although RSVP is necessary. Read more

  • Dowry Abuse Forum in October

    Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Committee are pleased to present the Dowry Abuse Forum, an informative event for any professional working in the Domestic Violence support field. This is a free event, but registration is essential. Read more

  • May is Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

    Domestic and Family Violence Awareness & Prevention Month is held each May to raise community awareness of the social and personal impacts of domestic and family violence and the support available to those affected. Download our Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Information booklet Read more


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