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State & national policies

National/ Australia-Wide

National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032

The National Plan is the overarching national policy framework that will guide actions towards ending violence against women and children over the next 10 years.

Read the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022–2032.

National Women’s Health Strategy 2020–2030
"This strategy outlines Australia’s national approach to improving the health of women and girls – particularly those at greatest risk of poor health – and to reducing inequities between different groups."
To view the policy visit: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/national-womens-health-strategy-2020-2030


Queensland Women’s Strategy 2022-2027
The Queensland Women’s Strategy 2022-2027 provides a framework for all Queenslanders to strengthen and support the rights of Queensland women and girls and work towards achieving a gender-equal Queensland.

Read the Qld Women's Health Strategy

Queensland Violence Against Women Prevention Plan 2016-2022 
The Queensland Violence against Women Prevention Plan 2016-22, developed based on widespread community consultation, completes Queensland’s policy framework for the prevention of violence against women and their children.
For full information visit: https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/communityservices/women/queensland-violence-against-women-prevention-plan-2016-22

Queensland Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016-2026
The Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016-2026  is a vehicle to drive change across all sectors of the Queensland community. It sets the direction for collaborative action to end domestic and family violence in Queensland, encouraging partnerships between the government, community and business.
For full information visit: https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/gateway/end-domestic-and-family-violence/dfvp-strategy 

Sexual Violence Prevention Framework
On 15 October [2019], Government released Prevent. Support. Believe. Queensland's Framework to address Sexual Violence. The Framework sets out Government's vision for a Queensland where everyone lives free of the fear, threat or experience of sexual violence.
For full information visit: https://www.cyjma.qld.gov.au/violence-prevention/sexual-violence-prevention/sexual-violence-prevention-framework