Webinar Safety planning for people and animals

Webinar “Safety planning for people and animals” is the third of three webinars, funded by Women NSW that Lucy’s Project’s AWARE ARC team created specifically for professionals who support clients in the domestic and family abuse and violence sector in NSW. Please note that some of the information is specific to NSW.   This is […]

Introducing the Aware Arc team

Bec Driver   What is your role?   I am the Community Engagement and Training Officer (CETO) for Lucy’s Project in the Shoalhaven region for the AWARE ARC Project and also work as a Domestic Family Violence Specialist Worker for the Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service.   Why did you decide to work on […]

Introducing the Aware Arc team

Mel Olsen

Mel Olsen   What is your role?   I am the Community Engagement and Training Officer (CETO) for Lucy’s Project in the Hawkesbury region for the AWARE ARC Project and also work as the Anti-violence Worker at the Women’s Cottage.   Why did you decide to work on the AWARE ARC project?   I have […]

‘Animal cruelty’ complaints—a guide

‘Animal cruelty’ complaints—a guide

Proving ‘ownership’ of pet animals

Proving ‘ownership’ of pet animals

Reporting animal abuse

State by state animal abuse legislation and reporting options.

Someone is hurting my animal

What to do if your animal is harmed or threatened by someone close to you.

Introducing the Aware Arc Team

Monique Dam, Lucy’s Project – Project Lead for AWARE ARC Why did you decide to work on the AWARE ARC project? I previously worked at Domestic Violence NSW and this is where I first learnt about people perpetrating domestic and family violence (DFV) against animals, to harm them and their human family members who love […]

Aware Arc

Recognise – Collaborate – Train – Refer – Protect AWARE ARC (Animal aWare, Animal Ready in DFV Emergency – creating Animal Ready Communities) creates empowered communities and is a online hub of resources for frontline services and people in crisis, region by region. The project is in its infancy and we are accepting new clients […]

Animals and People Experiencing Domestic and Family Violence

How their safety and wellbeing are interconnected