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Communities across Victoria are taking action to prevent violence against women before it occurs.

This important primary prevention action requires all of the community to get on board and join in, and Victorian women’s health services are committed to driving and supporting this work.

Action to Prevent Violence Against Women is an online resource developed by Victorian women's health services, to support key organisations to understand and get involved in regional partnerships, regional action planning and other prevention of violence against women activities; and to support practitioners in the field to connect with each other, access resources and deliver best practice initiatives.

NEW eLearning module & Learner’s Toolkit: Introduction to Preventing Violence Against Women


A starting point: Background information on women’s health services and this website; key evidence and documents on preventing violence against women.

Quiz your knowledge

Interactive learning: Five quizzes to test your knowledge and find out more about violence against women, its causes, how to prevent it, and the importance of intersectional approaches and partnerships.

Taking Action

A focus on action: 10 ways to get started in preventing violence against women; understanding the process for ‘regional planning’ in Victoria; a colourful snapshot of regions and services' actions; and broader types of activities and programs running across the state.

Practitioner Resources

Advanced content for specialists: Guide to regional planning to support local strategies and plans; library of prevention resources; login area for women’s health service practitioners to connect with each other.

If you are experiencing violence, find information and support here 1800RESPECT.ORG.AU