PCLC & SouthSafe acknowledge the traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owners of country, recognises their continuing connection to land, water and community and pays respect to elders past, present, and future.
We also recognise the strength and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, especially those who have been affected by domestic and family violence in all its forms.
This resource was developed in collaboration with stakeholders in the Bayside Peninsula region and we extend our gratitude to all the workers, specialists, agencies and more that generously gave their time, input and feedback.
We would like to specifically acknowledge the NIFVS team at Women’s Health In the North for the creation of their ‘Knowledge to Advocate’ work, developed in 2018, from which graphics and resources have been used and linked to with their consent. Rosemary Burrell (Bayside Peninsula Integrated Family Violence Partnership) for her support in strengthening connections and championing the resource. Tenants Victoria, who allowed for the use and re-circulation of their Family Violence Protection Tenancy Kit resource. Barwon Community Legal Centre, for the creation of their Family Violence Intervention Orders information, developed in 2021, from which graphics and information has been used and linked to with their consent. The Women’s Legal Service for their Property Settlement resources, updated in 2023, from which information has been used and linked to with their consent. Relationships Australia for for their consent to include and link to their 2016 ‘A Fair Share: Guide to Negotiating Property Settlements‘ resource. Darren Mort and Nancy Bassett (To Be Loved Network) for use of the network’s award winning film, ‘Tommy’, under Licence Agreement with PCLC. Roland Maxwell and Boojum for providing some early pro-bono advice and guidance with web development.
We would also like to specifically acknowledge the following people for providing important input and feedback throughout development: Claire Marshall (Emerge), Isla Swanston (IFAS), Mim Livingston (Anglicare), Cathy Oddie (Family Violence Lived Experience Consultant) and Bella Cockell.
PCLC staff including: Jackie Galloway, Sokha Um, Brendan Stackpole, Jackie Currie, William Betts, Sharon Carr, Theresa Lam, Saskia Rijfkogel, Daniel Hombsch, Kate Bell, Engy Abdelsalam, Cath Currie, Kay Taranto, Sandeep Kaur, Christine Ng and Kirsten Young.
All PCLC created videos were filmed by Poached Egg Pictures and feature animations produced by Jienwern Cook.