Presentation on theme: "National Plan National Plan (2010 – 2022) brings together the efforts of Governments across Aust. to make a real & sustained reduction in the levels of."— Presentation transcript:
National Plan National Plan (2010 – 2022) brings together the efforts of Governments across Aust. to make a real & sustained reduction in the levels of VAW It is the first plan to: Coordinate across jurisdictions Focus strongly on prevention Look to building respectful relationships & working to increase gender equality to prevent violence from occurring in the first place Hold perpetrators accountable & encourage behaviour change
6 National Outcomes 1.Communities are safe & free from violence 2.Relationships are respectful 3.Indigenous communities are strengthened 4.Services meet the needs of women & children experiencing violence 5.Justice responses are effective 6.Perpetrators stop their violence & are held to account. Strategies have been developed & prioritised. Commonwealth, States & Territories allocated responsibility.
Key Features Long term plan – 12 years Seeks engagement across levels of government, the non- government sector and the community more broadly. Four three year action plans 1.Building a strong foundation (2010 – 2013) 2.Moving ahead (2013 – 2016) 3.Promising results (2016 - 2019) 4.Turning the corner (2019 – 2022) Links to other government reforms - housing and homelessness; Mental Health; Closing the Gap; Child Protection
National Plan Implementation Panel (NPIP) Key Priority Advisory Groups: 1.Primary Prevention 2.Building the Evidence Base 3.Enhancing Service Delivery 4.Justice Groups will be attended by Govt & NGOs & will share ideas & exchange information on key priority areas in the National Plan.
National Priorities Building Primary Prevention Social Marketing Campaigns – The Line www.theline.gov.au, White Ribbon events www.theline.gov.au Respectful Relationship Educational Programs within schools targeting young people especially boys Community based primary prevention, including through sporting organisations e.g. funding of community & sporting orgs across the country to speak out against violence.
National Priorities Service Delivery Reform e.g.: Establishment of 1800RESPECT national telephone & online counselling service Safe at Home initiatives in some States Child Aware Approaches Improving services delivery for women with disabilities Undertaking effective risk assessment
National Priorities Strengthening Justice Responses e.g.: Amended legislation to strengthen responses for victims of DV Research into perpetrator interventions Family Law Act amendments National DV Order Scheme Supporting several conferences
National Priorities Building the Evidence Base e.g: Establishing a new National Centre of Excellence Develop a National data collection & reporting framework Repeating the Personal Safety Survey (PSS) & the National Community Attitudes Survey (NCAS) every 4 years across the life of the National Plan.
ARTS Links The National Plan SAs Strategic Plan Target 18 Obligations under the UNs Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and uses the CEDAW definition: Violence against women means any act of gender based violence that results in, or is likely to result in physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or private life
Building momentum ….. South Australias Strategic Plan Target 18 Significant and sustained reduction in violence against women. 2009 Dont Cross the Line Community Education Grants 2010 Prevention activities across specific sectors – education, hospitality industry 2008 Rape and Sexual Assault reform passed 2008 Dont Cross the Line Campaign 2009 Domestic Violence Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) 2009 passed 2006 Family Safety Framework 2009 Domestic and Aboriginal Family Violence Sector 2010 Integrated Response Model 2011 Coroners Position Community Education Grants Support for key events - White Ribbon Day 2005 First Phase 2008 Law Reform 2006 System Improvement 2009 Prevention 2011 Second phase launched How? LeadershipPartnerships Willingness Commitment
2012 onwards Embed change Identify new ideas/reforms Strengthen existing partnerships Strengthen capacity for primary prevention Develop new partnerships