Development of a primary prevention model and community of prevention practice
- 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 $6.49 million from 2019-20 ongoing 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 Safe, respected and free from violence. This investment includes the development of a primary prevention model and community of prevention practice.
- The Northern Territory Government is partnering with OurWatch to host a Senior Primary Prevention Officer to assist with developing the capability of primary prevention practitioners in the Northern Territory.
- The primary prevention model and community of prevention practice will be developed in 2022.
- Primary prevention initiatives in the Northern Territory will be guided by a culturally appropriate, evidence-informed model.
- Build the capability of universal services and the community to prevent domestic, family and sexual violence and challenge gender inequality.
- Build a capable and responsive specialist domestic, family and sexual violence prevention workforce.