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National plan victim-survivor advocates consultation final report

Violence against women is a national crisis in Australia. The federal government is presently developing the next national plan to end violence against women and children. This report report reveals that systems improvements are needed to appropriately respond to the issue, with many victim-survivors experiencing...
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Prevention of financial abuse workshop: summary report

In July 2021, the Office for Women held a virtual workshop on the prevention of financial abuse. The workshop was facilitated by researchers from the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre. This report summarises key points of discussion that emerged throughout the day.
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When home becomes the workplace: family violence, practitioner wellbeing and remote service delivery during COVID-19 restrictions

This report draws attention to the wellbeing considerations for Victorian practitioners working remotely to support people experiencing and using violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides critical insights into how practitioners can be supported remotely to do this incredibly challenging, yet crucial work.
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Victoria Police trial of digitally recorded evidence in chief – family violence: final evaluation report

Although many Australian and international jurisdictions have trialled police body-worn cameras, existing research and literature narrowly centres on police use of force and civilian complaints. This review highlights the paucity of evidence on the use of pre-recorded evidence in family violence matters.
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Review of the Family Violence Information Sharing Legislative Scheme: final report

The Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme enables authorised organisations and services to share information to facilitate assessment and management of family violence risk to children and adults. This independent review was undertaken by a team of researchers from Monash University.