The National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032
On 17 October 2022, the Australian, state and territory governments released the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022–2032 (National Plan).
Fourth Action Plan endorsed by COAG
On 9 August 2019, the Council of Australian Governments endorsed the Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022, agreeing on five national priorities to reduce family, domestic and sexual violence.
Announcement of Commonwealth Contribution to the Fourth Action Plan
On 5 March 2019, the Australian Government announced a $328 million package to reduce violence against women and their children.
The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children
Released on 15 February 2011, the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 brings together the efforts of governments across Australia to make a real and sustained reduction in the levels of violence against women.
Women's Safety Package
On Thursday 24 September 2015 the Australian Government announced a $100 million Women’s Safety Package to take action against family violence.
Family Safety Pack
The Australian Government has developed a family safety pack with information about Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault, forced and early marriage, family violence and partner visas, dowry abuse, female genital mutilation, LGBTIQ relationships, trafficking and slavery. The family safety pack also includes important information about essential services and emergency contacts in Australia.
Our Watch is an independent, not for profit organisation established to drive nationwide change in culture, behaviours and power imbalances to prevent violence against women and their children. It is a key initiative under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children (2010-2022).
Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS)
Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) is Australia’s first national research body on reducing violence against women and their children. It is a key commitment under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.
Anti-Human Trafficking Strategy
The Australian Government's Anti-Human Trafficking Strategy Fact sheet
Help and Support
Crisis line numbers and help and support information for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault
Safety programs related to and for victims of domestic violence.