Country Australia
Year 2019 - 2025
Type of Measure Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Prevention and Response to Violence Abuse and Neglect Unit (PARVAN) at North South Wales Health are currently working on a revised Aboriginal Family Health Strategy, the Aboriginal Family Wellbeing and Violence Prevention Strategy 2019-2025 (AFWVPS). The AFWVPS aims to: set new standards and guidelines to influence policy and practice across the NSW Health and Violence Prevention service sectors; improve service delivery by increasing Aboriginal community decision making and control in service provision; and to increase the level of service accountability and responsibility to local Aboriginal communities.

Source of Information

Australia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.49

For more information: Aboriginal family wellbeing and violence prevention