DVNSW has established a new Policy and Advisory Committee (DPAC). The DPAC will ensure the professional skills of our members can directly influence and inform the policy and advocacy work of DVNSW. The DVNSW Advisory Committee is made up of the following members:
CEO, Women's Community Shelters
Program Coordinator at Macarthur Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service
SHLV, Penrith Women's Health Centre
Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre
Manager, The Deli Women and Childen's Service
BaptistCare, NSW Men's Behaviour Change Network
Service Delivery Manager, Port Macquarie Hastings Domestic & Family Violence Specialist Service
Sydney Women's Counselling Service
Executive Officer, United Muslim Women's Association
Executive Officer, Immigrant Women's Speakout
NSW Sector Development Coordinator, No to Violence Men and Family Centre
Manager, Moving Forward DFV Case Management Services
The DPAC shall meet face to face, twice annually.
Term of membership of the DPAC is for 2 years.
Where possible and practical, DPAC members commit to:
• Be available by phone and email
• Participate in ongoing online discussions in relation to policy issues
• Respond to urgent requests for information or advice within 72 hours
• Respond to non-urgent requests for information or advice within 10 working days.