Western Sydney community looks at family violence and the law
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A recently held event at Granville was held to share information on familiy violence and the law.
The session, Safe Families and Australian Law, was organised by Dalila Shinko from the Diversity Services Unit in partnership with TAFE South Western Sydney Institute and Sikh Women's and Girl's Group. Around 70 people from different cultural backgrounds attended including the President of the Sikh Council of Australia.
Sikh Women's and Girl's Group is an independent, not for profit organisation working to raise awareness and take action to promote respectful relationships, family harmony and prevent violence against women and children in the Sikh community.
Presentations were made at the event by Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service and Legal Aid. The Commissioner of Victims Rights, Mahashini Krishna, shared information about the role of the Department's Victims Services Branch, crisis support services and availability of guidance through the criminal justice and human services systems.
Community members expressed appreciation of the opportunity to learn more of Department services and the laws on family violence.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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