Gippsland Family Violence Reform Strategy
Gippsland Family Violence Integrated Reform Strategy & Steering Committee
The purpose of the Steering Committee is to drive the integration of services that respond to family violence at a local area level and oversee reform processes to achieve safety, accountability and choice. The Steering Committee will implement, monitor, promote, and continuously improve the integrated family violence response within the region through the activities and objectives outlined in an annual strategic plan (see below).
Strategy and Statewide Documents
- Strategic Plan (2018/2019)
- Terms of Reference (2018)
- Action Plan to Address Violence against Women and Children the Victorian Government’s commitment to preventing violence happening, holding perpetrators to account for their actions and providing support to women and children who experience violence. Read more.
- Support and Safety Hubs: Statewide Concept July 2017
- Rolling Action Plan 2017 – 2020
- Third Action Plan 2016-2019 of the national plan to reduce violence against women and their children 2010-2022.
- Gippsland Black Pages
A directory of Indigenous services and support in Gippsland
- Strong culture, strong peoples, strong families 10 year plan 2008 – 2018
- Assessing children and young people experiencing family violence: A practice guide for family violence practitioners
- The first Progress Report to the Council of Australian Governments on the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022
- The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children including the first three year Action Plan.
The national plan brings together the efforts of governments across the nation to make a real and sustained reduction in the levels of violence against women. It is the first plan to coordinate action across jurisdictions.
- The Second Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, runs from 2013-2016 and contains 26 practical actions that all governments agree are critical if we are to move ahead in improving women’s safety.
- The Gippsland CommUNITY Walk Against Family Violence Evaluation Report March 2011
Highly regarded as a successful, ground breaking Aboriginal-led event. This 4 day November 2008 community initiative brought together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women, children and men, and agencies across the family violence and criminal justice sectors.
Family Violence Response Training & Events
Gippsland Women’s Health facilitates a range of Family Violence training that can be delivered at your work place or community hub.
CRAF (Common Risk Assessment) Level One
The Framework aims to develop common standards and practices among service providers to ensure that the focus of any intervention and support remains on the safety of those experiencing violence. Click here to download the flyer.
CRAF (Common Risk Assessment) Level Two
Delivered by DVRCV (Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria). This is a half day training session for professionals and workers in a wide range of sectors who may be providing support and services to clients who may also be experiencing family violence.
CRAF (Common Risk Assessment) Level Three
Delivered by DVRCV (Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria).
This is a full day training session designed for specialist family violence professionals.
The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria also offer a range of training courses.
Do you need help? Here is a list of Support Services.
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Gippsland Women’s Health is NOT a crisis centre. If you are in a violent situation, know someone who is experiencing violence, or know someone who is using violence, please refer to the key contacts listed here.