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Risk assessment and management framework

Responsible government

  • Northern Territory

Fourth Action Plan actions

  • Improve support and service system responses
    • 16 Enable workforces to provide trauma-informed support with a focus on safety and recovery to victims and survivors of domestic, family and sexual violence.

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 and implementation of a risk assessment and management framework (RAMF) and a common risk assessment tool (CRAT).

The RAMF and CRAT aim to guide relevant services in effectively identifying, assessing and managing domestic and family violence risk.

What have we achieved so far?

The Northern Territory Government has contracted Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety to develop the RAMF and CRAT.

What is next?

  • Development of the RAMF and CRAT commences in 2019–20, and implementation expected to commence in 2020–21.

What difference will we make?

  • Territorians at risk of experiencing violence are identified early and provided with effective interventions.
  • Build the capacity of universal services and he community to identify and respond to domestic, family and sexual violence.
  • Build a capable and responsive system and workforce.

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