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Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
For professionals supporting the
safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

Challenges in Implementing Mandatory Minimum Qualification

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) has issued an update to Recommendation 209, recognising the recruitment challenges that specialist services are facing and acknowledging that not all roles will be able to be filled in precise accordance with the mandatory minimum qualifications policy pathways at this early stage of implementation.

On 1 July 2021, the Victorian Government introduced the new Mandatory Minimum Qualification policy for workers who enter the family violence sector as specialist family violence practitioners.

Read the updated DFFH document here.

(Source, Safe & Equal Member Bulletin, 15.9.22)