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Resource an initiative to oversee activities for family violence prevention

Recommendation 188


Who is leading the change

Department of Premier and Cabinet

The Victorian Government resource an initiative (either inside or outside government) to:

  • oversee prevention of family violence activities in Victoria
  • provide policy and technical advice to policy makers—including government—on primary prevention
  • provide to organisations technical advice and expertise on building primary prevention in their organisations and within communities
  • coordinate research that builds evidence around the primary prevention of all forms of family violence
  • ensure that accredited workforce development training in primary prevention is available through registered training organisations

This Victorian initiative should be undertaken in close collaboration with Our Watch, ANROWS (Australia’s National Organisation for Women’s Safety) and other relevant bodies.