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MARAM tools in TRAM

Find the latest news and information about MARAM tools in TRAM for Quarter 4 2022-23.

What is the TRAM?

Tools for Risk Assessment and Management (TRAM) has been developed by Family Safety Victoria as an online platform for use across the service system. TRAM contains the adult and child victim survivor MARAM risk assessments and safety plan, and in future it will host the remainder of the MARAM resources, currently in development. This platform is used across The Orange Door network and by some community agencies. 

What is the Predominant Aggressor Identification Tool in TRAM?

The Predominant Aggressor Identification Tool will support specialist family violence services in their alignment to MARAM. The tool provides a structure to support the accurate identification of the predominant aggressor, using information sharing, direct assessment and structured analysis. 

What has been achieved so far?

The MARAM Adult Using Family Violence Comprehensive Assessment Tool was released onto TRAM on Friday 30 September 2022 for use by Specialist Perpetrator Intervention Services.

The MARAM Predominant Aggressor Identification tool has also been released for those agencies onboarded to TRAM.

What is happening now?

Since the last update, FSV has supported new services wanting to adopt the use of TRAM to support their risk assessment and management practice. FSV has run onboarding and training sessions with agency leaders and practitioners on how to use TRAM.

FSV invites questions about TRAM and the use of new tools and how agencies can adopt TRAM. Please contact to find out more. 

What is planned next?

FSV is working with Safe and Equal to plan for the release of the Predominant Aggressor Identification Tool in SHIP. Specialist family violence services will receive support to implement the tool in their practice. Further information about the tool release and associated organisational support will be available in due course.