Research & Reports: Royal Commissions

Research & Reports: Royal Commissions presents key reports, research briefs, submissions and academic research. Focusing on the current state of homelessness, and providing innovative solutions, the collection provides in depth analysis and key findings by Monash University's expert researchers.

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RESEARCH 
Royal commissions and policy influence

Michael Mintrom, Deirdre O'Neill & Ruby O'Connor | Better Governance and Policy

We review common strategies that actors in and around government deploy with the purpose of shaping public policy...Lessons are drawn for how future royal commissions might create policy legacies that deliver high public value.

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REPORT

The evaluation will assist to ensure that the use of digitally recorded evidence in chief by police will improve the experience for victim/survivors, contribute to the more effective and efficient administration of justice in family violence proceedings and avoid adverse impacts for all stakeholders including victim/survivors and relevant workforces.

Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre

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RESEARCH BRIEF
The Royal Commission into Family Violence

Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre

This Research Brief reflects on   the   aims,   findings   and recommendations of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence ([RCFV] 2016). The Brief also highlights some of the key recommendations  that  have  been  implemented  in  the  five  years since the Commission released its report.

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REPORT

The U-Turn program, developed by Victorian service provider Taskforce is an innovative early intervention for family violence targeted at family violence perpetrators who also have identified alcohol and/or other drug (AOD) issues. This research aims to produce a useful evaluation which provides insight as to whether this new program is effective in increasing victim safety and reducing repeat court contact for men subject to their first family violence intervention order and who have AOD issues.

Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre

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REPORT

The final report of the Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) Review, findings and recommendations are now published. The Review makes twenty-seven recommendations aimed at enhancing the use and usability of the CRAF and more effectively embedding it across different professional groups.

CRAF Review of the Family Violence Risk Assessment and Risk Management Framework in Victoria
Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre

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REVIEW
Review of the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme

Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre

The Victorian Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme commenced in early 2018. The Scheme aims to better protect victim/survivors and enhance perpetrator accountability by facilitating, regularising and increasing the sharing of information about family violence risk.

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RECOMMENDATION

Following the Victorian Royal Commission on Family Violence (Recommendation 91), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) contracted with the Monash Gender and Family Violence team to conduct a consultation and review of the Minimum Standards for the effective delivery of Men’s Behaviour Change Programs.

Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre

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