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Ministerial Taskforce on the Prevention of Family Violence and other forms of Violence Against Women

The Ministerial Taskforce on the Prevention of Family Violence and other forms of Violence Against Women provides specialist prevention advice and advises on the development of strategies to address family violence before it occurs.

Membership

  • Geraldine Atkinson, President, Victorian Aboriginal Education Association
  • Muriel Bamblett, CEO, Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Mary Barry, CEO, Our Watch
  • Roshan Bhandary, Program Manager, InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence 
  • Jenny Blakey, Manager, Seniors Rights Victoria
  • Antoinette Braybrook, CEO, Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria
  • Rita Butera, Executive Director, Women's Health Victoria
  • Tarang Chawla, Advocate, Victim Survivors' Advisory Council 
  • Sue Dyson, Doctor, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University
  • Lisa Heap, Women's Lead Organiser, Victorian Trades Hall Council
  • Marianne Hendron, CEO, Women’s Health Grampians
  • Kristen Hilton, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner
  • Philomena Horsley, Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University
  • Emily Maguire, CEO, Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria
  • Keran Howe, Executive Director, Women with Disabilities Victoria
  • Renee Imbesi, Principal Program Officer, VicHealth
  • Julie Kun, CEO, WIRE Women's Information
  • Emily Maguire, CEO, Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria
  • Jude McCulloch, Professor of Criminology, Monash University
  • Adele Murdolo, Executive Director, Multicultural Centre for Women's Health
  • Kellie Nagle,  Policy Adviser, Municipal Association of Victoria
  • Janice Watt, Strategic Operations and Business Development Manager, Barwon Centre Against Sexual Assault

Contact us

For more information on the taskforce and its work, email: FVHT@dhhs.vic.gov.au