COAG Summit on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children

COAG Summit on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children

Office for Women Womens Safety COAG Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence Against Women and Their Children
Friday, 28 October 2016

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Logo for COAG 2016 National Summit - Reducing violence against women and their children

The COAG National Summit on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children was held in Brisbane on Friday 28 October 2016.

Guided by the theme Connect.Act.Change, governments reviewed progress and profiled best practice in our collective efforts to make Australia safer for women and their children.

Delegates included 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.

Roundtable discussions focused on a range of issues, including the effect of domestic violence on children, Indigenous insights and experiences, family violence and legal systems and innovative uses of technology.

The Communique from the COAG National Summit on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children is now available.

For more information visit the COAG 2016 National Summit website