Victoria is currently undergoing an unprecedented state of rapid change and reform in response to family violence.

  • Project dates: 2013

The State Government’s 10-year Plan for Change, follows on from 227 recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Family Violence Report. Members of our research pillar have long been engaged in applied policy and program-based research seeking to address family violence, and improve safety for women and children. Current and recent projects include: Evaluation of Taskforce Alexis – An integrated Police and Key Worker Response to Family Violence (Drs Lisa Harris, Anastasia Powell and Gemma Hamilton, with Salvation Army Crisis Service), and Implementing the Outcomes Star (Drs Lisa Harris and Sharon Andrews).

Key People

Lead researcher

Dr Anastasia Powell

Dr Anastasia Powell

Senior Research Fellow

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