Illawarra Committee Against Domestic Violence

ICADV performs an important function in raising community awareness, contributes and promotes the effectiveness of local services in responding to victims of Domestic and Family Violence.

The committee promotes a coordinated, effective response and encouraging interagency collaboration and cooperation.

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2018 Illawarra White Ribbon Day Walk

ICADV 2018 Illawarra White Ribbon Day walk is held in Shellharbour, Reddall Reserve Lake Illawarra on the 23rd November 2018. The walk will commence at 7.00am, which will be followed by a sausage sizzle BBQ and motivational speakers.

This year we focus on the children affected by domestic violence, the hidden victims.

1 in 4 children is exposed to domestic violence, children who experience domestic violence at home are raised in an unpredictable environment that is filled with fear, tension, and anxiety.

The impact of domestic and family violence on children is immense and can often affect them for the rest of their lives. Children and young people don’t have to see the violence to be affected by it. Domestic Violence can lead to significant emotional and psychological trauma. Instead of growing up in a fun, supportive, relaxing environment that is emotionally and physically safe and secure, these children are forced to worry about the future.

Raising Community Awareness


Illawarra Committee Against Domestic Violence is an interagency partnership including Government and Non-Government services


The vision of ICADV is to assist with the elimination of Domestic and Family Violence, focussing primarily on that enacted against women an children, and being a community leader in the cultural change required to achieve this. An Illawarra community that is free from Domestic and Family Violence.

General Information

  • Raise awareness in the community about Domestic and Family Violence
  • Focus resources by identifying service gaps and barriers to accessing services
  • Keep a watching brief on policy affecting Domestic and Family Violence
  • Identifying new trends and training opportunities