COAG Summit to address violence against women and their children:


The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) will host a National Summit on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children in Brisbane on 27 and 28 October 2016.

Guided by the theme Connect.Act.Change, the Summit will review progress and highlight best practice in government efforts to reduce violence against women. Delegates will include Commonwealth, State and Territory Premiers, Chief Ministers and Women’s Safety Ministers, academics and experts in domestic and family violence, and leaders in business and the not-for-profit sector. Discussions will focus on: