Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence: Summary and recommendations

Publisher: State of Victoria, March 2016

Status – CURRENT

In response to a number of family violence related deaths in Victoria, The Commission was asked to make practical recommendations to achieve the following outcomes: prevention, early intervention, support, perpetrator accountability, systematic response, community and government response, evaluation and measurement of the success of strategies, frameworks, policies, programs and services introduced to put a stop family violence.

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Gender Equality in Leadership

Publisher: Government of South Australia, 2016

Status – CURRENT

Strategic framework to address gender inequality within South Australian public sector. This gender-informed resource is a subset of the South Australian Women’s Policy and video links to the 2016 Gender Equality  Leadership Summit held in South Australia.

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Australian Government Response to Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities – Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services

Publisher: Commonwealth of Australia, 2015

Status – CURRENT

The National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services ‘Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities’, highlighted the existing complexity, inefficiency and fragmentation of the mental health system and presented a compelling case for long-term sustainable reform. The Government’s response outlines 9  interconnected, concrete areas of reform:

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Gender equality and women’s empowerment strategy

Publisher: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Australian Government, 2016

Status – CURRENT

This strategy applies to the work of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and other Australian government agencies delivering Official Development Assistance (ODA). This document outlines why and how we work on gender equality and women’s empowerment in foreign policy, in economic diplomacy and aid for trade, in the aid program, and in our corporate and human resource policies.

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Perpetrator Interventions Research Stream: Research Priorities

Publisher: Anrows, 2015

Status –CURRENT

This research stream is a priority within the Second Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against women and their Children 2010 – 2022. The focus is on improving the quality of, and access to, perpetrator interventions.

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Chronic diseases in Australia: Targets, indicators and accountability – Policy forum report

Publisher: Australian Health Policy Collaboration, 2015

Status – CURRENT

At a forum on 25 November 2015, representatives from seven working groups and the broader public health sector came together to discuss chronic disease targets and indicators. The working groups covered the topics of mortality, morbidity and high risk populations; alcohol; salt; physical inactivity; tobacco; diabetes and obesity; and mental health.  Attendees supported development of a prevention scorecard.

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Achieving Women’s Equality: South Australia’s Women’s Policy

Publisher: Government of South Australia, 2015

Status – CURRENT

Achieving Women’s Equality sets out the key priorities for action to ensure the economic status, social inclusion, safety and wellbeing of South Australian women throughout their lives is improved and sustained. The Policy provides a framework to address gender equity across all facets of state government and partnerships with non-government organisations, business, local government and community groups (Summary Sheet 2015).

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Women’s Health Policy SA

Publisher: Government of South Australia, Office for Women

Status – CURRENT

This link to the South Australian Office for Women website provides the  framework for women’s health in the context of SA Strategic Plan.

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NATIONAL PLAN TO REDUCE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN SECOND ACTION PLAN TASMANIAN SECOND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN – MOVING AHEAD 2013-2016

Publisher: Tasmanian Government 2015

Status – CURRENT

This document is the Tasmanian Second Action Plan in response to the National Plan to reduce violence against women and their children. Second Implementation Plan for Tasmania, will be the continued implementation of Taking Action: Tasmania’s Primary Prevention Strategy to Reduce Violence Against Women and Children 2012-2022.

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Lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex health and wellbeing action plan for Victoria 2014-2018

Publisher: Victorian Government

Status – CURRENT

The Victorian Government’s priorities for improving health and wellbeing outcomes among LGBTI individuals and communities.

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