The 3 reforms
Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS)
Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS)
Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM)
MARAM sets out the responsibilities of different workforces in identifying, assessing and managing family violence risk across the family violence and broader service system. MARAM will guide information sharing under both information sharing schemes wherever family violence is present. Find more information on the .
Timeline of reforms
Initial group: February 2018
FVISS started for an initial group of information sharing entities (key organisations and services).
Phase 1: September 2018
More organisations and services were prescribed under both information sharing schemes and MARAM.
Phase 2: September 2020
Subject to consultation, in September 2020 additional organisations and services are likely to be authorised under all 3 reforms.
Which organisations must apply the reforms?
Information can only be shared under the reforms by organisations prescribed as Information Sharing Entities (ISEs).
Under the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme some ISEs are also prescribed as Risk Assessment Entities (RAEs). RAEs are indicated in the sections below with (RAE).
Access the list of authorised organisations
Certain authorised organisations can access the online ISE list. You can request access if your organisation is funded by:
- Department of Justice and Community Safety
- Family Safety Victoria
- Court Services
An online option will be available soon.
Reviewed 07 January 2020