Guiding frameworks

Free from Violence Monitoring and Evaluation Strategic Framework

Free from Violence is the Victorian Government's strategy to prevent all forms of family violence and violence against women. It is a core element of Victoria's wider family violence reform strategy.

On 7 December 2021, the Minister for Women and the Prevention of Family Violence launched the Free from Violence Second action plan (2022-2025), which will steer the state’s work to prevent violence against women and family violence.  

You can read about the Free from Violence strategy on the Victorian Government website

Free from Violence Monitoring and Evaluation Strategic Framework

This document is for organisations leading or funding prevention programs and initiatives under Free from Violence. It can also be used as guidance for any organisation working in primary prevention of family violence. For more information, read the Frequently Asked Questions document.

Free from Violence Monitoring and Evaluation Strategic Framework FAQs

 

Change the story – a framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia

Change the story brings together international research, and nationwide experience, on what drives violence against women and their children and what works to prevent it. It establishes a shared understanding of the evidence and principles of effective prevention, and presents a way forward for a coordinated national approach.

For a copy of Change the story – a framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia, see the Our watch website.

 

Changing the picture

Changing the picture – a national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children.

 

The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010 – 2022

The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010‐2022 (the National Plan) brings together the efforts of governments across the nation to make a real and sustained reduction in the levels of violence against women. The National Plan will be implemented through four three‐year plans. For more information, visit the Department of Social Services website to access The National Plan

For more information, visit the see the plan4womenssafety website to access The Fourth Action Plan 2019-2022

For more information, visit the see the plan4womenssafety website to access The Third Action Plan 2016-2019

For more information, visit the see the plan4womenssafety website to access The Second Action Plan 2013-2016

For more information, visit the see the plan4womenssafety website to access The First Action Plan 2010-2013