The Victorian Government recognises that ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing workforce shortages mean that not all practitioners will be able to be hired in precise accordance with the Mandatory Minimum Qualifications policy at this early stage of implementation. The transition period, running until 30 June 2026, is an opportunity to adjust to the new settings. We will continue to work with peak bodies, employers, unions and the tertiary education sector to monitor the impacts on the sector through the Transition Monitoring Advisory Group and to inform a review the Policy in 2024-25.

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The Outcomes Monitoring – Family Violence Reform Unit have released the inaugural Ending Family Violence Report. Reporting on the 2020 and 2021 progress of the Family Violence Outcomes Framework and the Rolling Action Plan 2020-202. Read the Report here.

FVRIM is undertaking an independent review of Parts 5A and 11 of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic) (the Act). These provisions provide the legal basis for the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS) and the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM).  FVRIM will undertake the review during 2022. The review will focus on the effectiveness of the legal provisions in achieving their objectives, with the final report and recommendations provided to the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence in May 2023 and tabled in Parliament by August 2023.  Read More Here.

Victim-Survivor Advocates report developed by Monash University highlights insights and views from people with lived experience of violence, and presents key findings by theme.  Read the Report here.

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