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Development of a primary prevention model and community of prevention practice

Responsible government

  • Northern Territory

Fourth Action Plan actions

  • Primary prevention is key
    • 2 Improve coordination across primary prevention activities to maximise their impact on community attitudes and behaviours that lead to violence.
  • Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children
    • 7 Build the workforce capability to ensure delivery of high quality, holistic, trauma-informed and culturally safe supports that respond to the complex needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children.

What are we doing?

The Northern Territory Government has committed $22 million from 2018–19 to 2020–21 for initiatives under Action Plan 1: Changing Attitudes, Intervening Earlier and Responding Better 2018–2021 of the Northern Territory’s Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Reduction Framework 2018–2028. This investment includes the development of a primary prevention model and community of prevention practice.

What is next?

  • The primary prevention model and community of prevention practice will be developed in 2019–20.

What difference will we make?

  • Primary prevention initiatives in the Northern Territory will be guided by a culturally appropriate, evidence-informed model.
  • Build the capacity of universal services and the community to identify and respond to domestic, family and sexual violence.
  • Build a capable and responsive system and workforce.
  • Domestic, family and sexual violence is prevented and not tolerated.

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