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2019 DVCS Pets of Canberra Calendar (PURCHASE)

Grab yourself the greatest calendar to find it's way to the ACT, like ever! Each month features a different pet from around Canberra, with all photos taken by local volunteer photographers.  All money raised from the sale of the calendars will be used support people and pets experiencing family, domestic or intimate partner violence. With thanks to our volunteer photographers: Oak and Dust Photography, Mallie Taylor,  Nathalie Hicks Photography and LJ King Photography      

A4: $22 each or two for $35

A3: $30 each or two for $55

Or purchase one of each for $45


Standard postage is included in the price. If you require express post, please select that during check out at a cost of $15.00.

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Need more info:

For more information please contact Alanna on 02 6228 1794 or at

Secret Santa Appeal

This year we are offering two different ways you can get involved.
  1. Care Packs - purchase any item from our toiletries list and drop it off at any Beyond Bank branch around Canberra and Queanbeyan from 1 December 2019.  These items are used to create care packs distributed to people we place into emergency accommodation over the following few years.  We do not accept used or opened items, hotel/motel products, medication, razors, large bulky containers or items that are not individually packaged.  For a full list, please download our Secret Santa List or request a copy via email from
  2. Voucher - if you aren’t able to get to a Beyond Bank branch, or want to contribute to something different such as petrol or entertainment for children, you are welcome to purchase a voucher via our online shopping portal.  All purchases are tax deductible.

Ranging from $10 up to $120

Need more info:

Contact Alanna Davis on 6228 1794 or via email to

2019 DVCS Trivia Night (October)

DVCS invites you to their very first, Trivia Night.... Trivia Master: Adam Shirley, DVCS Champion from ABC Canberra All money raised at this event will be used to pay for emergency accommodation, security upgrades, support groups and client well-being.  DVCS staff and clients rely heavily on the kindness of the Canberra community and are looking forward to seeing you there!

Friday 18 October 2019


Doors open at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start


Hellenic Club Woden on Matilda Street, Philip


Table for up to 10 people $300, includes a light snack


International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women Lunch

You are invited to DVCS' very first International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women Lunch to be held at QT Hotel. Hosted by Genevieve Jacobs and featuring speakers Mirjana Wilson (DVCS CEO), Nina Birkl (DVCS Team Leader Room4Change) and Lula Dembele (CEO of A Man's Problem). Please note this is not a fundraising event.

Monday, 25 November 2019


12.00pm to 2.00pm


QT Hotel, Canberra City


Smart casual to business


$100 per person or $990 for a table of ten - tickets include a two course meal and beverages


MC: Genevieve Jacobs
DVCS Speakers: Mirjana Wilson (CEO) and Nina Birkl (Team Leader Room4Change) and Lula Dembele (CEO A Man's Problem).


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