The Regional Family Violence Partnership welcomes new members and opportunities to broaden our partnership work in the region. By participating in the RFVP you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution to improving how our region addresses family violence. You will stand together with a network of organisations, practitioners and community members who share a common goal to support the region as a place that promotes respectful relationships and does not tolerate violence and abuse. As a member, you will be able to:
To become a member of the RFVP, your organisation can elect to sign our Memorandum of Understanding.
The work of the partnership is driven by the Systems Leadership Group and the Implementation Committee, with time specific, task focused working groups assisting to complete actions as outlined in the RFVP 12-month Action Plan.
The appointment of governance members as sector representatives is premised on the basis that they effectively represent the sectors or organisations that are fundamental to the integration process. Systems Leadership Group members hold voting rights in the governance structure and must be managerial level decision-makers in their organisations. The Implementation Committee is responsible for identifying issues that require addressing in the sector and preparing recommendations to the Systems Leadership Group.
To enable family violence system reform to occur on a regional level, the RFVP has developed several time limited and topic specific working groups that are accountable to the RFVP governance groups and the Strategic Plan. Anyone in the region, including those from signatory and non-signatory agencies under the Memorandum of Understanding, is welcome to join a working group. Our current working groups are:
The RFVP sponsors and coordinates special training and events on topics considered relevant and necessary for building integration and improving local family violence service delivery. In the past we have held:
Please see our webinar page for recorded events and check our calendar for upcoming trainings and forums.
The RFVP newsletter provides useful and relevant information about family violence reforms, training and events, news and research outcomes. Delivered fortnightly, the newsletter is a great way to stay up to date with developments in our region. For more information, please contact us.