COAG Summit to address violence against women and their children: Connect.Act.Change

COAG Summit to address violence against women and their children: Connect.Act.Change

Office for Women Womens Safety COAG Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence Against Women and Their Children
Monday, 17 October 2016

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

COAG 2016 National Summit logo

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) will host a National Summit on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children in Brisbane on 27 and 28 October 2016.

Guided by the theme Connect.Act.Change, the Summit will review progress and highlight best practice in government efforts to reduce violence against women. Delegates will include Commonwealth, State and Territory Premiers, Chief Ministers and Women's Safety Ministers, academics and experts in domestic and family violence, and leaders in business and the not-for-profit sector. Discussions will focus on:

  • the effect of domestic violence on children
  • diverse experiences of domestic violence
  • Indigenous insights and experiences
  • using behavioural insights to reduce domestic violence
  • organisational best practice
  • innovative uses of technology
  • technology-facilitated abuse
  • family violence and legal systems

For more information on the Summit go to coagvawsummit.pmc.gov.au