We are determined to increase community awareness and the capacity of partner organisations to prevent family violence.

There is no question that family violence is a significant issue in our community.

In 2017/18

  • The number of family violence incidents in Victoria recorded by police has increased from 65,179 in 2013/14 to 76,124 in 2017/18 (Victoria Police Data Tables 2017-18)
  • Within the SMPCP catchment incident reports have increased from 4,042 in 2013/14 to 4948 in 2017/18.

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We invite you to join us in changing these figures through prevention strategies.

The Southern Melbourne PCP Family Violence Working Group is working collaboratively with over 20 community groups, partner organisations, schools, local media and neighbouring Primary Care Partnerships to develop a shared understanding of family violence issues. Together we have:

Our activities are outlined in more detail in the Working Group'sOperational Plan.

Visit our resources page to access more useful information.

For more information or to join the working group, contact Tracey Collins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 8587 0338.

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