Publication of the 2017-2019 Partners in prevention evaluation

Click to view the summary of the two year evaluation. Posted October 2019

Framing violence prevention in meaningful ways for migrant and refugee communities: Tip Sheet

Designed to frame violence prevention in more meaningful ways for migrant and refugee communities. Posted October 2019

InTouch - intersectionality in practice resource released

The resource covers intersectionality as a framework and outlines key principles in the intersectional approach. Posted October 2019

OurWatch launches workplace equality and respect website

OurWatch, the national agency to prevent violence against women, has launched the Workplace Equality and Respect website. Poster October 2019

Free 1800 health phone service

Women’s Health Victoria has launched 1800 My Options (1800 696 784) to provide information and referral around contraception, pregnancy and sexual needs. Posted October 2019

‘Charlie’s Story’

MOSS resource designed to assist children and their parents to understand the unique experiences of children entering a homelessness service. Posted October 2019

ANROWS research report - domestic violence, social security and the couple rule

Research exploring the experiences of women who appealed Centrelink decisions about the ‘couple’ rule in cases where domestic violence was involved. Posted September 2019

Let’s Talk Race: A guide on how to conduct a conversation about racism

Discussion guide for Australian organisations. Posted September 2019

Fair Work Ombudsman releases employer guide to family and domestic violence

Guide to help employers understand their responsibilities towards employees experiencing family and domestic violence. Posted September 2019

A guide for Muslim women and communities on family violence

Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights Publication. Posted September 2019

Understanding muslim diversity

Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights Publication. Posted September 2019

My Safety Plan

Safety Plan Booklet - guide for women leaving a violent relationship. Posted September 2019

My Money Conversation

A kit to equip women with a better understanding of their current financial situation and the skills to safely and confidently achieve greater financial wellbeing. Posted September 2019

Energy and Water support for victims of family violence

Essential Services Commission guide for retailers around better practice in responding to family violence. Posted September 2019

Women’s Health West Community Information Sessions

Information sessions for service providers and community members in Melbourne’s west who are wanting to find out more about our family violence services.

Family Violence Referral Resource: Western Metropolitan Region

Developed by Women’s Health West’s Specialist Family Violence Capacity Building Advisor. December 2018

Launch of new App for women experiencing domestic and family violence

A national, free and simple to use app for women. August 2019

Happy Families Happy Communities: Western Suburbs Guide

User friendly directory of available services to support community leaders in the Indian community. May 2018

Our Watch launch ‘The Line’ to support young people to develop healthy relationships

Long term social marketing initiative that enables young people to reflect on and discuss consent, dating and healthy relationships. August 2019

Prevention Information

For all resources around primary prevention of violence in the West.

Recognising the relationship between domestic family violence and homelessness

ANROWS research synthesis ‘Domestic and family violence, housing insecurity and homelessness’. August 2019

Royal Commission into Family Violence Victoria

Full report and overview of the Commission’s 227 recommendations

Family Violence Rolling Action Plan 2017-2020

Victorian Government’s 10 year plan outlines a vision for a future where Victorian’s live free from family violence

Gender Equity Victoria Forum practitioner resources available

Resources available from the Under the Radar Forum held in June 2019. Posted September 2019



ORANGE DOOR - Support and safety hub RESOURCES

The Orange Door, also known as Support and Safety Hubs, is a new way to access help and support for women, children and young people who are experiencing family violence; and families who need support with the care, well-being and development of the children or young people. The Orange Door is a key part of the ongoing reform of the family violence and children and families service systems. Please see the following links for more information.

Service model for specifications for the orange door

The Orange Door partner agencies provide services according to the Orange Door service model and specifications. Released April 2018