Violence prevention

Conference paper

Local governance, community safety and gender: a comparison of Australian and Canadian initiatives

This paper briefly outlines the state of crime prevention and community safety initiatives in Australia and Canada, followed by an analysis of practical and theoretical dilemmas in getting to the first stage of community safety planning, that of problem identification.

“It’s good to know each other, to be Kungas”

This is an interim evaluation report produced on behalf of the Kunga Stopping Violence Program (KVSP), a throughcare program supporting Aboriginal women who have been incarcerated in the Alice Springs Correctional Centre for an alleged violent offence. It outlines the initial findings of a broader...

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.