Implement proposals from Our Watch's Workplace Equality and Respect Project

Recommendation 192


Who is leading the change

Department of Premier and Cabinet

On receipt of Our Watch's Workplace Equality and Respect Project final report, the Victorian Government should:

  • begin implementing best-practice workplace programs in all public sector workplaces in order to:
    • enable them to build respectful and gender equitable cultures
    • ensure that they have suitable policies for family violence victims
    • provide adequate responses to and not allow for collusion with family violence perpetrators
    • build skills and support staff in taking bystander action
  • support the maintenance of the project's proposed web-based portal or database of program models, tool kits, training resources and packages for application and use in all workplaces review and report on options for using existing regulatory frameworks and government procurement policies to support all Victorian employers in implementing best-practice family violence policies