Violence prevention


Campaign for Action on Family Violence

This strategic document outlines the purpose and new direction of the Campaign for Action on Family Violence. It includes the new five-year strategy for the 'It’s not OK' campaign, as well as an outline, supporting rationale and proposed approach for a new campaign directed at...

Victims should be front and centre in the response to men using violence

In this essay, the author critiques some of the findings from the Sixth Report of the New Zealand Family Violence Death Review Committee and provides some recommendations for policymakers.

Pathways for change 2019-2023

This report presents a framework designed to help reduce family violence within the New Zealand Pasefika community.

E Tū Whānau mahere rautaki

This Mahere Rautaki (Framework for Change) outlines the overarching E Tū Whānau priorities for the next five years. It brings together the voices, aspirations and expertise and it builds on the many learnings from the past 10 years.

Prevalence study for a Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)

The Prevalence Study for a Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) report looks at incidents of abuse between residents of aged care facilities that are currently exempt from reporting. It gives options for reporting these incidents under a SIRS.

Prevention of violence against women and safer pathways to services for migrant and refugee communities

The CALD PAR initiative was funded by the Department of Social Services from December 2017 to June 2020. It involved 26 projects across Australia aimed at the prevention violence against women and creating safer pathways to crisis and support services responding to family violence in...

Men in focus: unpacking masculinities and engaging men in the prevention of violence against women

This document seeks to build on existing primary prevention knowledge and work by developing a deeper understanding of the links between masculinities and violence against women and ways to engage men and boys in prevention efforts.

Domestic and family violence prevention strategy 2016-2026

This document sets the direction for collaborative action to end domestic and family violence in Queensland, encouraging partnerships between the government, community and business.
Working paper

From intentions to implementation: improving alignment between domestic and family violence policy aims and actions

This paper presents a critical discourse analysis of Queensland’s Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Strategy, and related policy documents, to examine whether public policy barriers exist in Queensland’s approach, and their potential to impact on policy outcomes.

Attitudes towards violence against women and gender equality among people in NSW

The findings in this report show that views of the NSW community are very similar to those across the nation. Encouragingly, most people in NSW do not condone violence against women, and there has been an increase in support for gender equality since the survey...