The DVNSW Policy and Advisory Committee (DPAC) ensures 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
(Currently on maternity leave)
Manager, The Deli Women and Childen's Service
Sydney Women's Counselling Service
Executive Officer, United Muslim Women's Association
Executive Officer, Immigrant Women's Speakout
Manager, Moving Forward DFV Case Management Services
Team Leader, Men and Family Centre
Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council
The DPAC shall meet face to face, twice annually.
Term of membership of the DPAC is for two 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.