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2020 DVCS Pet Calendar (ENTRANCE)

DVCS are super excited to be taking nominations for pets of Canberra who are interested in being part of our 2020 Pets of Canberra Calendar.  All money raised from the entrance fees and proceeds of sale of the calendar will be used to support people and pets who are experiencing family, domestic and intimate partner violence.

Adam Shirley (ABC Radio)
Alan Tongue (NRL)
Amanda Whitley (HerCanberra)
Andrew Muirhead (Brumbies Rugby)
Juliet Moody (SparrowFolk)
Kristen Henry (Mix 106.3)
Mirjana Wilson (CEO of DVCS)
Voices for Change Advocates
DVCS Staff
Children and young people supported by DVCS

Cover Pet: DVCS Social Media Followers

Competition Closes:

11.59pm on 31 August 2019


Follow the link below to register your pet and pay your entry fee. Then email a copy of your registration (you will receive it via email) and your chosen photo to community@dvcs.org.au

Enter Here:
Need more info?:

Contact Alanna on 02 6228 1794 or via email to community@dvcs.org.au

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.

Buy Now:
Need more info:

For more information please contact Alanna on 02 6228 1794 or at community@dvcs.org.au

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


2019 DVCS High Tea (August)

Join DVCS at their annual High Tea event to held at Hotel Realm.   All guests receive a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, with a selection of finely made French cakes & tarts, delicate savouries and traditional scones, accompanied with TWG fine teas and freshly brewed coffee.   All money raised at this event will be used to pay for emergency accommodation, security upgrades, support groups and client well-being.   Please note: This event was previously scheduled to be held at Burbury Hotel.  Due to overwhelming interest, it has been moved to Hotel Realm who can cater for larger numbers.  Hotel Realm is directly across the road from Burbury Hotel.

Saturday 24 August 2019


12pm to 2pm


Hotel Realm


$75 per person or $700 for a table of ten, includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival


DIY July 2019

This July DVCS is asking our wonderful Canberra community to host their own fundraising event for DVCS.  We have set a target of $10,000 and hope to get as many wonderful DIY July events happening as possible, all over Canberra.  Could you host a garage sale, bake sale, workplace morning tea or lunch?  Or is running or skipping your thing?  There is no limits to what you do - just get involved!
Public or Private Event:

We will ask if your event is open to the public or a private event.  If your event is open to the public, we will list it below and help promote it via our social media pages and newsletters.  If your event is a private event, we'd love to share a photo of you at your event on our social media pages, so please stay in touch!

Branded Material:

We can send you things such as business cards, brochures, posters and social media tiles to help advertise DVCS and/or your event.

How to donate the money to DVCS:

There are multiple ways, but the best way is to deposit the money directly into our account.  We will contact you after your event and work out what is best for you. You might like to create your own EverydayHero fundraising page.

Need more information:

We'd love to chat to you!  Please get in touch with Alanna on 6228 1794 or via email to alanna@dvcs.org.au.

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. The event will include a range of speakers, including DVCS Chief Executive Officer, Mirjana Wilson and Room4Change Team Leader, Nina Birkl.  Joining them are Voices for Change Advocates Jessica, Kristen and Lula.   The MC for this event will be advised as soon as possible. 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: To be advised
DVCS Speakers: Mirjana Wilson (CEO) and Nina Birkl (Team Leader Room4Change)
Voices for Change Speakers: Jessica, Kristen and Lula


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