DFFH MARAM implementation

Find the latest news and information about the Department of Families Fairness and Housing's MARAM implementation activities for Quarter 3 2022-23.

MARAMIS Unit, Policy and Design, DFFH MARAMIS Implementation and Policy

The team was established to support DFFH divisions and DFFH funded Framework organisations, to understand their MARAMIS obligations and effectively embed them into practice.

What has been acheived so far?

Working with DFFH divisions in partnership and co-creation to empower divisions to:

  • Effectively incorporate the four MARAM Pillars into their policies, procedures, practice guidance and tools appropriate to their roles and functions and their place in the broader service system
  • Understand their legislative requirements, policy and operational obligations as a FVISS and CISS Information Sharing Entity (ISE)
  • Support their funded agencies to align to MARAM and provide guidance around their operation as FVISS and CISS ISEs

What is happening now?

Delivered with Sector:

  • Intermediate level training for practitioners working within Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations
  • A series of workshops on ‘Identifying Financial Abuse,’ in partnership with SouthEast Community Links to understand the impacts of financial abuse and how to provide effective wraparound supports for victim survivors. The sessions are designed for staff who have already completed MARAM training and who work directly with clients affected by family violence.

What is happening next?

We continue to focus on developing new learning & Development , including:

  • “MARAM for policy makers” - Develop a series of workshops for DFFH workforce leads, policy and project staff on how to incorporate MARAM principles, core knowledge and best practice risk assessment and management into their work.
  • “Leading MARAMIS Alignment” - develop tailored training for executives who will lead the alignment, drive DFFH staff capability uplift and the long-term embedding of MARAMIS
  • “Information Sharing Schemes” Workshops: Develop a series of ISS workshops for DFFH internal staff to uplift understanding of ISS
  • Tailoring of Adults Using Violence L&D products and tools
For further information you can email the DFFH information sharing and MARAM implementation team at infosharing@dhhs.vic.gov.au