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 Publications and resources

Publications and Resources

The following publications can be downloaded:

Practice Standards for Perpetrator Intervention: Engaging and Responding to Men who are Perpetrators of Family and Domestic Violence (PDF)

The Western Australian Family and Domestic Violence Common Risk Assessment and Risk Management Framework (second edition) (PDF)


Family Violence in the Kimberley Project Report (PDF)

The Safer Families, Safer Communities: Kimberley Family Violence Regional Plan 2015-2020 (Kimberley Plan) (PDF)

Freedom from Fear Action Plan 2015: Working towards the elimination of family and domestic violence in Western Australia (PDF)

Reporting Family and Domestic Violence - Resource for Journalists (PDF)

Practice Guidelines: Women’s and Children’s Family and Domestic Violence Counselling and Support Programs (PDF)

Perpetrator Accountability in Child Protection Practice (PDF)

Western Australian Family and Domestic Violence Prevention Strategy to 2022 (PDF)


Common Risk Assessment and Risk Management Framework factsheets

     1  Forms of family and domestic violence

     2  Indicators of family and domestic violence 

     3  Perpetrator characteristics 

     4  Determining the primary aggressor 

     5  Key risk indicators 

     6  Impacts of family and domestic violence on women 

     7  Impacts of family and domestic violence on children 

     8  Responding to diversity

     9  Information sharing


Freedom From Fear resources

 Freedom from Fear fact sheet               Freedom from Fear Booklet



Other useful links:

  Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) is an independent, not-for-profit company established as an initiative under Australia’s National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022. It is jointly funded by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia, who are the members of the company. www.anrows.org.au


   The Line is a website about relationships, gender, sex, bystander action, technology and communication for young people. The focus is on how to keep behaviours healthy and respectful, and avoid crossing the line that makes someone feel frightened, intimidated or diminished. www.theline.org.au


  Our Watch was established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that underpin and create violence against women and children.  www.ourwatch.org.au


 1800RESPECT (the National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Service) is a confidential telephone and online counselling service, staffed by professional counsellors to assist any person who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.  You can access this service by calling 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) or visiting www.1800respect.org.au


White Ribbon Australia - White Ribbon is Australia’s only national, male led Campaign to end men’s violence against women.The campaign works through primary prevention initiatives involving awareness raising and education, and programs with youth, schools, workplaces and across the broader community. www.whiteribbon.org.au  


  DV-alert (Domestic Violence Response Training) is Lifeline's free accredited training program that enables health, allied health and frontline workers to confidently recognise signs of family and domestic violence, provide appropriate responses and refer to relevant support services. www.dvalert.org.au


  The Women's Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services is a state-wide peak organisation committed to improving the status of women and children in society, and seeking to ensure that all women and children live free of domestic and family violence. The WCDFVS operates from a feminist perspective and proactively advocates for social justice in order to further empowerment, access, equity and safety for all women and children. www.womenscouncil.com.au



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