The Nargneit Birrang framework: Aboriginal holistic healing framework for family violence

Aboriginal Australians Family violence Violence against women Victoria

The Nargneit Birrang Framework has been developed in response to the Victorian Government’s intent to develop an Aboriginal-led and co-designed statewide family violence holistic healing approach for Aboriginal communities across the state.

Nargneit Birrang was developed in acknowledgment of the persistent and disproportionate impacts of family violence on Aboriginal people and the desire to keep more Aboriginal people safe from family violence and the need to further develop Aboriginal responses to promote healing and safety.

The project was committed to:

  • Find better ways to understand and express what family violence and holistic healing for Victorian Aboriginal communities.
  • Draw upon Aboriginal cultural knowledge and practice to identify approaches and that effectively enable healing.
  • Develop better solutions and outcomes for Aboriginal people.
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