• March 22, 2024

    Celebrating TDOV at NWDVCAS – Sun 31st March

    At NWDVCAS, we stand proudly alongside our trans siblings as we joyously celebrate Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV)! Today, and every day, we honour the vibrant and resilient individuals who enrich our world with their [...]

  • October 5, 2023

    Spring into Action Networking Brunch

    NWDVCAS hosted our quarterly Networking Brunch on 18th October 2023 with the theme 'Spring into Action – working together to put a stop to domestic and family violence’. Held on Wednesday 18 [...]

  • March 8, 2023

    International Women’s Day 2023 High Tea

    Newcastle Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service held a High Tea to celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2023.The High Tea provided a space for services to connect and network together, whilst enjoying [...]

  • March 6, 2023

    Timeless Textiles kind Donation to NWDVCAS

    Each year a group of textile artists that meet at the Timeless Textiles art gallery in Newcastle East runs a project to raise funds for a women’s cause. This year the Wednesday Group at Timeless [...]

  • March 6, 2023

    Informing national policy on supporting women with disability experiencing DFV

    On the 6th of March NWDVCAS hosted focus groups on behalf of the Australian Department of Social Services who are investigating access issues of women with disability experiencing domestic and family violence. The national project [...]

  • December 15, 2022

    NWDVCAS Domestic Violence and Disability Forum

    On the 29th of November WDVCAS hosted the first in a series of discussions with DFV and Disability Services on how we can improve access to support and justice for women with disability living with [...]

  • April 1, 2022

    ABC News – Misidentifying domestic violence perpetrators

    Police are still misjudging domestic violence and victims are suffering the consequences Read the ABC news article by Hayley Gleeson here.

  • March 15, 2022

    Mock Courtroom wins Newcastle Architecture Award

    Our Mock Courtroom  was awarded a Commendation for Small Project Architecture at the Newcastle Architecture Awards 2022. Built by Out(fit) in 2021, the courtroom was designed to help familiarise our clients with the courtroom environment [...]

  • October 22, 2021

    16 Days of Activism

    Wednesday 25 November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and marks day one of the 16 Days of Activism. Each year, from 25 November to 10 December, World Human [...]

  • May 12, 2021

    Domestic Violence Service Mapping Forum

    A Domestic Violence Service Mapping Forum held by NWDVCAS for social and justice related services in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie to do short presentations on their services. NWDVCAS welcomed local services to attend our Domestic [...]