The Victorian CASA Forum is the peak body of the 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault, and the Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours). The CASA Forum works to ensure that women, children and men who are victim/survivors of sexual assault have access to comprehensive and timely support and intervention to address their needs.
Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children. Our Watch’s vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence.
White Ribbon is Australia’s only national, male led campaign to end men’s violence against women. The campaign’s vision is that all women in Australia live in safety free from all forms of men’s violence. White Ribbon is making women’s safety a man’s issue too.
Never Alone is a campaign by the Luke Batty Foundation. It aims to support women and children affected by family violence and to provide them with a voice in the corridors of power.
The Lookout is a place where Victorian family violence workers and women experiencing violence can come to find information, resources and services aimed at preventing and responding to family violence. It is also for families, friends and neighbours of women experiencing violence, as well as other professionals who support them in the course of their work.
TheNational Association of Services Against Sexual Violence (NASASV) is the peak body for organisations who work with victim/survivors of sexual violence and who work to prevent sexual violence.
Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) is the peak body for women and children’s family violence services in Victoria. DV Vic’s mission is to lead the Victorian community in building safer lives for women and children experiencing or at risk of violence.
National Policy Documents
National Plan to reduce violence against women and their children (the National Plan)
The First Action Plan (2010-2013)
The Second Action Plan (2013-2016)
Victorian Policy Documents
Preventing violence before it occurs – VicHealth (2007)
Strong Culture, Strong Peoples, Strong Families: Toward a safer future for indigenous families and communities – 10 year plan (2nd Edition 2008)
Victorian Systemic Review of Family Violence Deaths (First Report) – Coroner’s Court of Victoria (2012)