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National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions

The National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions (national outcome standards) were endorsed by the Council of Australian Government (COAG) on 11 December 2015. To keep…

Women’s Safety Package

The Australian Government has announced a $100 million Women’s Safety Package to take action against family violence. This Package includes funding for developing innovative ways…

Hearing her voice: Kitchen table conversations on violence against culturally and linguistically diverse women and their children

Hearing her voice: Report from the kitchen table conversations with culturally and linguistically diverse women on violence against women and their children was released on…

Annual Progress Report 2014-15 released

The 2014-15 Annual Progress Report of the Second Action Plan 2013-2016: Moving Ahead (the Second Action Plan) under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against…

Launch of National Plan website

The National Plan website (as part of the wider National Plan communication strategy) was launched on 26 June 2015. The website was developed by Commonwealth,…

Commonwealth announces National Family Violence Bench Book

On 9 June 2015, Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, announced…

COAG Advisory Panel meets for first time

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Advisory Panel to reduce violence against women and their children held their inaugural meeting on Friday 5 June 2015.…

Rosie Batty launches Our Watch Media Awards

In her address to the National Press Club on 3 June, Australian of the Year and Ambassador for Our Watch, Rosie Batty, launched the Our…

Government announced $4 million for 1800RESPECT

On 17 May 2015, the Minster for Social Services, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon…

Advisory Panel to reduce violence against women

On 14 May 2015, the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, and the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia…