• Keeping Our Communities Safe

    Drummond Street Services is running free information sessions for multicultural LGBTIQ+ people about keeping communities safe from COVID-19.

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  • New Parents, New Possibilities

    Read about our action research project on LGBTIQ+ family violence prevention, including the development of resources aimed at improving LGBTIQ+ inclusion in the perinatal sector.

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  • Supporting the Gender Equality Act

    CFRE is a member of the Panel of Providers that can support defined entities comply with Victoria's Gender Equality Act.

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  • About Us

    We are uniquely situated within a community services organisation. We believe that makes us different to other research and evaluation organisations.

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  • Our Experience

    Read about our key knowledge areas, including, evidence based management, responding to COVID19, family violence, LGBTIQ+ issues and more.

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    CFRE provides tailored research, data analysis, support for conducting and implementing evaluation, as well as training and workshops to share our knowledge.

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Recent Work

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Future-proofing Safety – COVID-19 and family violence in Victoria

The Centre for Family Research and Evaluation (CFRE), in partnership with RMIT University’s Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) and the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS), has recently commenced Future-proofing Safety, a major research project examining how family violence in Victoria has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Our research will span the breadth of Victoria’s whole community services system to understand how services have responded to family violence during […]

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Keeping Our Communities Safe – Multicultural LGBTIQ+ Victorians and COVID-19

COVID-19 information for multicultural LGBTIQ+ people Use the table of contents below to navigate on this page. Information sessions Over October and November, Drummond Street Services ran a series of free information sessions for multicultural LGBTIQ+ people about keeping our communities safe from COVID-19. If you missed our information sessions, you can catch-up with one of our recorded sessions. If you have any questions after the session, please reach out […]

New Parents, New Possibilities

New Parents, New Possibilities Use the table of contents below to navigate on this page. Overview and Final Report The transition to parenthood is recognised as a period of high risk for the onset of family violence in heterosexual relationships. It is also known that family violence, including intimate partner violence, occurs in LGBTIQ+ relationships. There are significant knowledge gaps in the understanding of family violence risk during the transition […]

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