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Review the regional sexual assault protocols

Responsible government

  • Tasmania

Fourth Action Plan actions

  • Respond to sexual violence and sexual harassment
    • 14 Deliver client-centred, trauma-informed, specialised and consistent support to victims and survivors of sexual violence.

What are we doing?

This action will ensure the ongoing delivery of an integrated, multi-disciplinary crisis response to sexual assault in Tasmania. It also provides the opportunity to build upon the existing system and take additional steps to provide trauma-informed and client-centred care. The sexual assault crisis response in Tasmania is coordinated across key services. The coordination protocols between services will be reviewed to ensure ongoing alignment with best-practice care principles.

What is next?

Safe Homes, Families, Communities actions commenced implementation on 1 July 2019.

Key milestones for 2019–20 include:

  • Ongoing delivery of client-centred, specialist and consistent support services for victim-survivors.

What difference will we make?

The Tasmanian Government is committed to ensuring the service system is responsive, integrated and innovative.

Reviewing the regional sexual assault protocols in Tasmania will result in a coordinated crisis response across key services, including police, medical and sexual assault support services. This is to ensure ongoing alignment with best-practice care principles.

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