Southern Melbourne Integrated Family Violence Partnership

The Southern Melbourne Integrated Family Violence Partnership (SMIFVP) provide area-based leadership on Family Violence service integration and planning. The Partnership meets monthly and the work is determined by an annual work-plan that is implemented through a series of working groups.

Governance Chart SMIFVP

Members of the Southern Melbourne Integrated Family Violence Partnership

  • InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence
  • Launch Housing
  • Peninsula Health
  • Relationships Australia Victoria
  • South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA)
  • Victoria Police
  • WAYSS Ltd
  • Windermere Child and Family Services
  • Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE)
  • Casey Cardinia Legal Service
  • Connections Uniting Care
  • Department of Justice, Community Corrections
  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
  • Local Councils
  • City of Casey
  • Shire of Cardinia
  • Monash Health
  • Peninsula Community Legal Centre
  • Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA)
  • Springvale Monash Legal Service
  • Indigenous Regional Action Group Regional Integration Co-ordinator


Southern Melbourne region

Regional Integration Coordinators – The Regional Integration Coordinator (RIC) provides leadership in the development, implementation and monitoring of the integrated approach to family violence in the Bayside Peninsula Area. The RIC works with the BP IFV Partnership to undertake the following tasks related to regional integration: Act as a conduit for communication and information flow within the regional/sub-regional partnerships, as well as with other key service sectors.

  • Convene and support regional networks and groups
  • Act as a regional contact point for joint professional development and training initiatives
  • Act as a coordination point for relevant state-wide initiatives.