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The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 was endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and released in February 2011. The National Plan aims to connect the important work being done by all Australian governments, community organisations and individuals to reduce violence so we can work together to ensure each year, less women experience violence and more women and their children live safely.

The National Plan recognises that violence against women and their children is a complex problem that requires a long-term plan for action. This is why the 12-year National Plan is being delivered through a series of four three-year Action Plans that will build on each other over time.

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1 in 3 Women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15

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It’s up to all of us to promote gender equality and create a culture that prevents and reduces violence against women and their children wherever it touches our lives. Find out how you can get involved to reduce violence against women and their children.

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Resources

Key resources and information about the issue of violence against women and their children including definitions, useful statistics, research, and communication tools.

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A platform for action report published

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Expanded Family Safety Pack

The Family Safety Pack is now available in 46 languages. This pack aims to address violence against women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds by…

Release of the Final Report of the COAG Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children

The final report of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children was provided to COAG on…

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