Responding to Coercive Control in Victoria – Broadening the conversation beyond criminalisation

Coercive control is one of the most complex and urgent social issues impacting communities across Australia, and victim survivors clearly need improved responses from the system and the community. A whole-of-system approach is required to improve responses to coercive control and ensure all victim-survivors can access safety and support, regardless of whether they engage with the justice system.

In our position paper, DV Vic and DVRCV have identified immediate actions that can be taken to improve understanding of and response to coercive control across the broader family violence system.

Download our position paper here: