Who is leading the change
- Department of Premier and Cabinet
Victorian government departments and agencies establish processes for regular overview and evaluation of funded services and programs, based on the recommended principles adopted by the Victorian Secretaries Board. The processes should involve independent experts as well as departmental staff.
Work is underway to implement regular evaluation and overview processes for funded services and programs. These will work in conjunction with the implementation of the purchasing principles adopted by the Victorian Secretaries Board in May 2016.
This will involve examining best practice and drawing on appropriate models. The revised evaluation processes will also involve independent experts and government representatives to ensure impartial and effective evaluation.
Appropriate governance and legislation amendments to facilitate the ongoing and regular evaluation of funded services will be established.
Rigorous and high-quality monitoring and evaluation of family violence funded services and programs are instrumental to understanding what works in preventing and responding to family violence, and strengthening the body of evidence to inform future service design and delivery improvements.
Victorian government departments and agencies have established processes for regular overview and evaluation of funded services and programs, which are outlined in further detail under the ‘Research and Evaluation’ priority area within the .
At the reform level, the was publicly released alongside the 2020-23 RAP, which outlines the whole of government staged approach towards outcomes reporting and outlines our planned annual reporting approach. By gradually building the number of measures reported against over time, we will continue to develop family violence reform data, to understand the impacts of the reform.
Reviewed 22 September 2021