Emma House

Yearly Archive: 2022

2022 Ruth Isbel Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce Jodie Dunn, Acting Team Leader Case Management as the recipient of the Ruth Isbel Staff Excellence Award for 2022. Jodie was nominated by her peers for demonstrating her commitment to Emma House and their clients, particularly through the recent tough times, all with a smile on her face. Staff have... Read more

2022 Annual General Meeting – Outcome of the Special Resolution

At the Emma House Annual General Meeting on 20 December, members voted on a Special Resolution that would enable the proposed merger with the Sexual Assault and Family Violence (SAFV) Centre to proceed. The Board is very pleased to announce members voted to merge. This represents a new era for Emma House, one that will... Read more

2022 Emma House Annual General Meeting

Join us for our 2022 Emma House Annual General Meeting. Date:   Tuesday 20 December 2022 Time:  5:30PM for a 5:45PM start Place: Upstairs Foyer, Lighthouse Theatre and online via Zoom (zoom commences at 5:45PM) The meeting will feature our very own Therapeutic Service Team Leader Jayne Hatherall as a Guest Speaker. We’re excited that Jayne... Read more

16 Days of Activism 2022

About 16 Days of Activism 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that runs from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) until 6 December (Human Rights Day). It is a global initiative to address gender inequality and to end violence against women and children. This year... Read more

Partnership exploration – Emma House and The SAFV Centre

Emma House Domestic Violence Service (Emma House) and The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre (The SAFV Centre)  have formed a partnership to explore the opportunity of becoming a merged organisation. Emma House and The SAFV Centre recognise a strong alliance between the two specialist family violence organisations; they each share similar philosophy, purpose and... Read more

Emma House sets the record straight

Emma House is disappointed by an article that appeared in a local newspaper this week, which attempted to bring our organisation into disrepute and undermine the valuable work we do to support women and children experiencing family violence by publishing comments from a former staff member who was only employed for short period of time.... Read more

Emma House welcomes National Plan Stakeholder Consultation Final Report

Emma House welcomes the release of the Federal Government’s National Plan Stakeholder Consultation Final Report. We strongly support the findings and themes, which demonstrate a thorough stakeholder consultation process and point to specific, tangible outcomes to address the domestic violence crisis we are facing in Australia. Emma House Chairperson, Gabrielle Toscan, reiterated the importance of... Read more

MARAM Collaborative Practice Training

The MARAM Collaborative Practice online training module will build practitioner capabilities to engage in collaborative practice and foundational elements of the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM), to promote collaborative practice for practitioners within Warrnambool & surrounding areas. The training enables practitioners to contribute to risk assessment and collaborate for ongoing risk management, through respectful... Read more