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Violence against women and their children affects everybody. It impacts on the health, wellbeing and safety of a significant proportion of Australians throughout all states and territories and places an enormous burden on the nation’s economy across family and community services, health and hospitals, income-support and criminal justice systems.

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News and events

ANROWS host events as part of its knowledge translation and exchange work, including public lectures, workshops and research launches. Details of upcoming ANROWS, and stakeholder events, along with sector news is available from the list on the right.

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About ANROWS

ANROWS was established by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.

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Resources

To support the take-up of evidence, ANROWS offers a range of resources developed from research to support practitioners and policy-makers in delivering evidence-based interventions.

Who We Are


Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS) is a not-for-profit independent national research organisation.

ANROWS is an initiative of Australia’s National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan). ANROWS was established by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.

ANROWS is the only such research organisation in Australia.

We conduct in-house research and we engage Australia’s most eminent researchers through an external grants program under the National Research Agenda. All research proposals are peer assessed and all publications peer-reviewed.

Our strategic goals

Goal 1: Deliver high quality, innovative and relevant research.

Goal 2: Ensure the effective dissemination and application of research findings.

Goal 3: Build, maintain and promote collaborative relationships with and between stakeholders.

Goal 4: Be an efficient, effective and accountable organisation.

Our operating model

Our operating model, designed to efficiently achieve our strategic goals, is structured around three core intersecting functions, shown below.

The ANROWS Conceptual Model
The ANROWS Conceptual Model

More on our conceptual model, and how we operate can be found in the ANROWS on a page document below.

Highlights from the last financial year can be found in our 2017/18 Annual Report.

Our mission

Our mission is to deliver relevant and translatable research evidence which drives policy and practice leading to a reduction in the levels of violence against women and their children. Every aspect of our work is motivated by the right of women and their children to live free from violence and in safe communities.

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Governance

2017-2018
Annual report

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Governance

Three Year
Strategic Plan

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Governance

ANROWS
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