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GovHack 2016- better understanding the factors that will reduce family violence

Submitted on Wednesday, 27th July - 8.10.
This is a challenge for GovHack 2016. Entry details on  Hackerspace from 7.00pm Friday 29  July 2016

The Challenge

How might we use the information from the Family Violence Royal Commission submissions to better understand the factors that will reduce family violence?

Family violence is the most pervasive form of violence of violence perpetrated against women in Victoria. The causes of family violence are complex.  Preventing and responding to family violence is a shared responsibility across the community

The Royal Commisison into Family Violence delievered its report to the Victorian Government in March 2016. The report contains over 200 recommendations.

The Royal Commission received a wider range of submissions from a diverse range of people  including from individuals, service providers, local MPs.

These submissions along with other inputs were used by the Royal Commission to form their recommendations. DPC is interested in seeing this information utilised in the wider discussions around prevention of family violence.

The objective of this challenge to is to find ways of expanding the reach of these submissions and helping to gain better understanding of factors that will reduce family violenc

What are we attempting to achieve?

The purpose of this challenge is to discover mechanisms to utilise  the information that was provided in the submissions to the Royal Commission and make it more accessible for use in the reduction of family violence
There are over 1000 submissions, it is recommended that teams undertaking this challenge pick a small number of submissions and think about models for using the information.

Featured data

Submissions to the Royal Commission into Family Violence

Crime Statistics Agency Data Tables - Family incidents

Links to related  information
The Victorian Government’s response

Challenge owner

Department of Premier and Cabinet


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