The Domestic Violence Prevention Council (DVPC) was established in 1997 as an independent statutory body under the Domestic Violence Agencies Act 1986. The Council’s authority and accountabilities are shaped by legislation and the Council Standing Orders. The Council is the peak body to offer advice to the ACT Attorney-General on issues relevant to its responsibilities on domestic violence.
Violence against women is happening in our ACT community and it has significant impacts. Find out more by linking to this video clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6gMFIkniwU