We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land and we pay respect to their Elders both past and present.

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Author: Ellen Poyner

Supporting Gender Equality in the Public Sector

Supporting Gender Equality in the Public Sector At the Centre for Family Research and Evaluation (CFRE), we are excited to continue to contribute to state-wide progress towards gender equality with the Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector. We have recently been appointed a member of the expert Panel of Providers, within the evaluation stream, and are looking forward to supporting defined entities comply with the Gender Equality Act. […]

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Prevention in the pandemic

Prevention in the pandemic: The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having a significant impact on people’s lives and wellbeing around the world.  The pandemic has exacerbated health, social and economic inequalities and globally, rates of family violence have surged. For people who are LGBTIQ+ in Victoria, especially those who experience multiple forms of discrimination and health and wellbeing inequalities, COVID-19 has also exacerbated the drivers of family violence. Responding to a […]

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A Walk Through Health Evaluation

A Walk Through Health: In November 2020 CFRE commenced a partnership with Wyndham Community & Education Centre (Wyndham CEC) to evaluate their health literacy program, A Walk Through Health. Delivered in partnership with Mercy Health, the program aims to address unmet health and well-being needs of culturally diverse community members in the City of Wyndham. A Walk Through Health and the concurrent evaluation are funded to be delivered until June […]

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Behind closed doors: Adolescent Violence in the Home (AVITH) during COVID and challenges to come

Behind closed doors: Adolescent Violence in the Home (AVITH) during COVID and challenges to come – As part of drummond street’s ongoing whole-of-family service response to AVITH- through its Young People and Family Violence program, and CFRE’s commitment to evidence building, we have recently partnered with RMIT’s Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) to write an ANROWS Issues Paper, which examined the use of adolescent violence in the home during COVID-19 […]

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