Family Violence Steering Committee

The Family Violence Steering Committee is responsible for providing specialist advice to relevant Ministers and the Social Services Taskforce on family violence policies, strategies and programs.

Our role

To monitor the development of a comprehensive, coordinated family violence reform agenda and provides advice on the whole-of-government implementation of the Royal Commission’s recommendations. 

The committee is co-chaired by the CEO of Domestic Violence Victoria and the Minister for Prevention of Family Violence.


  • Minister for Prevention of Family Violence (co-chair)
  • Domestic Violence Victoria (co-chair)
  • Dhelk Dja Partnership Forum representative 
  • Safe Steps 
  • Djirra (formerly Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria) 
  • Victoria Legal Aid 
  • CASA Forum 
  • University of Melbourne 
  • Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare 
  • Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria
  • Victorian Council of Social Service 
  • Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police 
  • Victorian Multicultural Commission 
  • Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation 
  • No To Violence and Men’s Referral Service 
  • Municipal Association of Victoria
  • Seniors Rights Victoria 
  • Council to Homeless Persons 
  • Women’s Legal Service Victoria 
  • Regional Integrated Family Violence Committee 
  • Magistrates’ Court of Victoria 
  • Women With Disabilities Victoria 
  • Commissioner for Children and Young People 
  • Our Watch 
  • In Touch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence 
  • Indigenous Family Violence Partnership Forum representative 
  • Women’s Health Victoria 
  • Victorian Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality 
  • Victim Survivors’ Advisory Council 
  • Regional Integrated Family Violence Committee 
  • Federation of Community Legal Centres Victoria 
  • The Royal Women’s Hospital 
  • Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service 
  • Commissioner for Aboriginal Children & Young People 
  • Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Department of Education and Training 
  • Department of Justice and Regulation 
  • Office of Prevention and Women's Equality 
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet 
  • Family Safety Victoria 

More information 


Reviewed 27 June 2019

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