Our History


Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia was originally established as Sydney Rape Crisis Centre with funding from the Whitlam government in 1974, and celebrated its 40th Anniversary on 28 October 2014. 

Since it was established, the organisation has continuously expanded and improved its services for those affected by sexual, domestic and family violence, re-branding as NSW Rape Crisis Centre in 1997, and Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia in 2013.

Browse key milestones and activities from the last 40 years by decade, by clicking on the drop-down list below. 



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Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia  I  ABN 58 023 656 939

PO Box 555 Drummoyne NSW 2047 | Tel 02 8585 0333 Fax 02 9555 5911

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