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Prioritise reducing family violence in rural, regional and remote communities

Recommendation:
182
Status:
In progress

Who is leading the change

  • Family Safety Victoria

Slot gameThe Victorian Government and other relevant parties, in designing the recommended Statewide Family Violence Action Plan and implementing the Royal Commission into Family Violence’s other recommendations:

  • give priority to reducing family violence in rural, regional and remote communities
  • improve access to services by victims and perpetrators of family violence in such communities
  • investigate and fund the use of technological solutions to provide access to service providers - among them those with experience in safety planning and counselling
  • when contracting for and funding services in these communities, recognise:
  • the importance of building the capacity of universal services to deliver family violence services in order to facilitate an effective, locally based response
  • the need for flexibility in contracting and funding arrangements in order to facilitate collaboration between different services and providers

Reviewed 02 September 2020

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