New Statewide Service for Family Violence Police Accountability

The Police Accountability Project (PAP), located at Flemington & Kensington Legal Centre, is providing a free statewide service to family violence survivors who have experienced issues with police responses. This includes duty failures by police in the context of family violence such as failure to investigate intervention order breaches, misidentification of the victim as perpetrator…

Family Violence Risk Assessment and risk Management Framework – Consultation

Family Safety Victoria are seeking practitioners to be involved in consultation workshops regarding the developing of the revised CRAF. Workshops are aimed at different tiers of the workforce. Workshops for Tier 1 workforce – specialist family violence and sexual assault practitioners – 23 March (Part One) and 23 May 23 (Part Two). Workshops are also…

Survey: National Risk Assessment Principles for Family and Domestic Violence Project

ANROWS is seeking feedback from practitioners, workers and policy makers on their draft national risk assessment principles. The aim of the project is to provide an overarching national understanding of risk and managing risk in the area of family violence. The principles will act as a guide for jurisdictions in developing, revising or evaluating risk…

Parliamentary Inquiry into a Better Family Law System Recommendations

Following the Parliamentary inquiry into a the family law system, A better family law system to support and protect those affected by family violence: Recommendations for an accessible, equitable and responsive family law system which better prioritises safety of those affected by family violence report was presented to Parliament in December 2017. The report made…