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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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ANROWS hosts events as part of its knowledge transfer and exchange work, including public lectures, workshops and research launches. Details of upcoming ANROWS activities and news are available from the list on the right.



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.



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.


Senior Research Officer
(What Works)

  • Knowledge Production
  • Closes on 3 July 2022

ANROWS is seeking a Senior Research Officer (What Works) to take a leadership role within ANROWS’s Research and Evaluation Program. This team is currently working to increase policymakers’ and practitioners’ access to evidence of effectiveness by developing a series of evidence and gap maps and an evidence portal. These resources will capture, categorise and assess impact evaluations of interventions designed to reduce and respond to violence against women.

The Senior Research Officer will work closely with the Research Manager (What Works), expert advisers and key stakeholders to develop and maintain the maps and portal. The position will also support the implementation of the ANROWS Research Program more broadly, and provide advice for a range of internal and external ANROWS stakeholders concerning the Research Program.

This is a 1.0 FTE position, reporting to the Research Manager, What Works, and is located at the ANROWS national office in the Sydney CBD. The appointment is for a fixed term from commencement up to 30 June 2025 with the possibility of extension, subject to funding.

Download the information package to find out more about this role, along with how to apply.

Applications for the position close at midnight on Sunday 3 July 2022.

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