The National Committee on Violence was established as the result of a joint agreement between the Prime Minister, the State Premiers and the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory at a meeting held in December 1987. The Committee’s terms of reference required it to examine a number of issues, including the contemporary state of violent crime in Australia, and related social, economic, psychological and environmental aspects. (Source: Australian Institute of Criminology).
- Release of report from Queensland Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence
- Announcement of COAG Advisory Panel to Reduce Violence Against Women
- Rosie Batty named Australian of the Year
- Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children
- First Indigenous Woman Elected to Federal Parliament – Nova Peris