Working with women on migration visas

Supporting women on migration visas

Find out how to support women experiencing family violence while on a temporary visa.

You will learn to:

  • Understand barriers faced by women on temporary visas experiencing family violence
  • Identify migration issues in family violence cases
  • Understand the family violence provisions in the Migration Act, how they apply, and process of raising a family violence claim
  • Build confidence and ability to ask clients about their visa status
  • Identify the evidence needed to establish a family violence exemption
  • Understand the barriers clients may face providing evidence
Who is this for?

Community legal centre lawyers who wish to better support clients who may be experiencing migration legal issues and family violence.


In person training, held in Melbourne CBD.
This training runs across 1 full day 9:30-4:30.


Online, two consecutive days.
Day 1 – 9:30am – 1:00pm
Day 2 – 9:30am – 1:00pm




Upcoming dates

Please email [email protected] to register.


Intersections: Family Violence and Women on Visas


10 & 11 Oct

9:30am – 1:00pm

Our office is closed

We will reopen at 9am Monday 8 January 2024.


You can contact Victoria Legal Aid for legal support or Safe Steps for family violence support. 


Our duty lawyer services will continue during this period. Please contact your local court if you need legal help at court.


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