Relevant Resources

Prevention Specific Resources

Our work is guided by the Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2019 – 2023.

The plan focuses on the following priority areas with four focus areas (outlined in bold):
• Tackling climate change and its impact on health
• Reducing injury
• Preventing all forms of violence
• Increasing healthy eating
• Decreasing the risk of drug-resistant infections in the community
• Improving mental wellbeing
• Increasing active living
• Improving sexual and reproductive health
• Reducing harmful alcohol and drug use
• Reducing tobacco-related harm

We align our prevention evaluation activity with the State Governments Outcomes Framework and informed by the related Data Dictionary.

Prevention of Violence against Women

Key policy and strategy documents and evidence based resources relevant to our catchments Prevention of Violence against Women activity.


Royal Commission into Family Violence

The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010 – 2022

Change the Story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia

 Change the Picture: A national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women and their Children.


Safe and Strong, A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy (2016)

Free from Violence, Victoria’s Strategy to Prevent Family and all forms of Violence Against Women (2017)

Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2015-2019

Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Outcomes Framework (2016)

Indigenous Family Violence Primary Prevention Framework (2012)



Building a Respectful Community Strategy 2017-21

Preventing Violence Together 2030

Social Inclusion

Compendium of Social Inclusion Indicators:

The Compendium of Social Inclusion Indicators was developed by the Social Inclusion Board to guide monitoring and reporting against the former Australian Government’s social inclusion agenda. The Compendium is an index of the available national datasets used to routinely collect population data in Australia.

The Social Cohesion Index

The Scanlon Foundation in Partnership with Monash University developed the Social Cohesion Index for use in the National Scanlon Mapping Social Cohesion Survey, which is conducted annually to measure social cohesion in Australia.

Social Exclusion Monitor

The Social Exclusion Monitor was developed by Brotherhood of St Laurence in Partnership with the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (University of Melbourne) to guide a multidimensional approach to measuring and monitoring the extent of poverty and social exclusion in Australia.


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