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Nominate to participate in a trial of new local government domestic, family and sexual violence prevention toolkit

Notice Board

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Nominate to participate in a trial of new local government domestic, family and sexual violence prevention toolkit

The Department of Social Services (the Department) through the Local Government Project Reference Committee is seeking nominations of local governments to participate in trials of the local government domestic, family and sexual violence prevention toolkit (the toolkit).

The Department will coordinate trials of the toolkit in five local government areas between February and December 2018. The trials will test the toolkit’s effectiveness in supporting local interventions to prevent domestic, family and sexual violence and help to identify necessary amendments and practical case studies for inclusion in the final product. Grants of up to $150,000 will be available for each selected site (see attached Nomination Paper).

The Department are seeking two nominations from each state association by COB Monday 7 August 2017. Please include a short, maximum one-page explanation of how your nomination/s fit the above criteria. The Department will then submit a brief on possible options to the Commonwealth Minister for Social Services for final decision and will update members on the outcomes.

Please send nominations to Morgyn Goodale at Morgyn_Goodale@lgaq.asn.au. For further information please contact Joshua O'Keefe, Team Leader - Intergovernmental Relations on 1300 542 700.

Local Government Association of Queensland
LG House, 25 Evelyn Street, Newstead Qld 4006


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