Upcoming Events & Functions

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2016 National Day to Remember

those who have died because of Domestic and Family Violence with a Candle Lighting Ceremony

Date: Wednesday 4 May 2016

Time: 5.45pm to 7.00pm

Where: Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra (outside the ACT Legislative Assembly)

Dress: As this event is outside, we suggest you dress warmly with coats, beanies and gloves.

Cost: There is no cost to attend this event.  We will provide small candles for a gold coin donation.


Brumbies LogoBrumbies v Bulls

Join DVCS, the Brumbies and Canberra Milk at this big fundraising game!  The Brumbies and Canberra Milk are hoping to donate $20,000 to DVCS, so we need everyone’s support!  All you need to do is purchase a ticket and show up!

Date: Wednesday 6 May 2016

Time: Kick off is 7.40pm

Where: GIO Stadium, Bruce

Dress: Please wear your Brumbies supporter gear and remember to grab a banner on your way in.  This event is outside, so we encourage everyone to wear warm clothing!

Cost: Tickets start at $24 for adults, $18 for consession, $10 for children and $50 for families.  Parking costs $7/car.


Beyond Crisis Domestic Violence Forums

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters, in conjunction with DVCS, Ernst and Young, KPMG, RSM Canberra, Deloitte Australia, PwC Australia and Protiviti Australia are hosting forums in a range of areas to engage and encourage the Canberra Community to come together to provide support for people who have left abusive relationships.

Such support might include:

– Access to safe and appropriate long term accommodation/housing
– Housing maintenance and repairs
– Personal and housing security
– Low or no interest loans
– Child care providers (including school holiday programs)
– Legal advice and assistance
– Car maintenance and/or repairs
– Pet lodging/care and veterinary procedures
– Removalists
– Storage (both long and short term)
– IT and technology safety
– Access to new and affordable furniture and white goods
– Access to new and affordable smart phones, computers and tablets

If your business is interested in finding out how you can be a part of this group of local providers please email your expression of interest to the Women’s Centre for Health Matters.

Please note, all businesses who form part of this group must have appropriate business registrations, licences and insurances.


Time:Regular business hours

Where: Various locations around Canberra