Resources

In this section you can find fact sheets, brochures, booklets, plans and reports relating to our key focus areas: gender equity, sexual and reproductive health, primary prevention of violence against women, women in a changing society, and women's mental health and wellbeing.

Gender Equity
The five Workplace Equality and Respect Standards are a set of goals that you and your workplace can work towards to address gender inequality and prevent sexual harassment and violence against women.
Gender Equity
A Framework for LGBTIQ Cultural Safety
Gender Equity
A guide to engaging immigrant and refugee communities to prevent violence against women
Gender Equity
The Gender Equality Act 2020 will improve workplace gender equality in the Victorian public sector, universities and local councils. The Act commenced on 31 March 2021.
Gender Equity
Preventing violence against women through gender equality
Gender Equity
The Victorian peak body for gender equity, women’s health and the prevention of violence against women
Gender Equity
PVAW
National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service.

Call 1800 737 732
PVAW
Ending gender-based violence in one generation. A joint Australian, state and territory government initiative
PVAW
The Fast Facts resource provides up-to-date data in a format that is easy to use and accessible.
PVAW
A guide to engaging immigrant and refugee communities to prevent violence against women.
PVAW
A guide to primary prevention of family violence experienced by LGBTIQ communities.
PVAW
A national resource to prevent violence against women and girls with disabilities.
PVAW
A national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children.
PVAW
A shared Framework for the primary prevention of violence against women in Australia, (2nd ed.)
PVAW
Sexual + Reproductive Health
A Regional Approach to Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Loddon Mallee (2023-26)
Sexual + Reproductive Health
Marie Stopes Australia is a non-profit organisation, part of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) Reproductive Choices global partnership. Marie Stopes is accredited to provide safe abortion, vasectomy, and contraception care.
Sexual + Reproductive Health
Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving women’s health across Australia through every life stage. Multilingual resources available
Sexual + Reproductive Health
Breast Screen Victoria provides screening services and information
Sexual + Reproductive Health
For information about contraception, pregnancy options, and sexual health in Victoria.

Call 1800 696 784
Sexual + Reproductive Health
A social media campaign exploring sex and bodies
Sexual + Reproductive Health
Developed by the Victorian Women’s Health Services’ Sexual and Reproductive Health Community of Practice
Sexual + Reproductive Health
Mental Health
Women’s mental health in Australia: Identifying gaps and trends for better mental health.
Liptember Foundation, 2023
Mental Health
November 2019 Report & Recommendations
Mental Health
National Mental Health Commission, 2022
Mental Health
A Preliminary Aboriginal Model of Care based on documented examples of best practice across NSW
Mental Health
5 Ways to Wellbeing introduces you to five simple and effective ways to improve your psychological and emotional health that are based on extensive international research.
Mental Health
National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy
Mental Health
State of Victoria, Department of Health and Human Services November, 2015.
Mental Health
Women in a Changing Society
Supporting local governments and organisations in Regional Victoria to apply a gendered lens at each stage of disaster for more effective emergency management, from prevention and planning to response and recovery for stronger and more inclusive communities in and after disasters.
Women in a Changing Society
FOCUS AREA: Tackling Climate Change and its Impact on Health
Women in a Changing Society
Acting on Gendered Needs in Evacuation and Relief Centres Checklist
Women in a Changing Society
A checklist developed by Gender + Disaster Australia
Women in a Changing Society
Gender and Emergency Management Action Checklist
Women in a Changing Society
Women escaping and surviving Black Saturday
Women in a Changing Society
Risks and opportunities for change
Women in a Changing Society
IWDA Policy Position Paper on Gender + Climate Change in the Pacific and Asia
Women in a Changing Society
This paper identifies how individuals and communities understand the risk to long-term health and wellbeing that disaster experience brings, and how to promote resilience
Women in a Changing Society
This research provides new insights about how to keep women and children safer during disasters.
Women in a Changing Society
Family violence following disasters
Women in a Changing Society
Women’s experiences during the Victorian Black Saturday bushfires
Women in a Changing Society