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Our purpose

To disrupt the intergenerational cycle of disadvantage and enable fullness of life,
especially for women and girls.

A woman dies at the hands of a current or former partner every week in Australia.

We urgently need to prevent and respond to family violence. Your donation will change lives. Donate
16 August 2016

Good Shepherd presents economic security index at Women's Policy Forum

The Power to Persuade and Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand jointly hosted Putting Women at the Centre: A Policy Forum in Melbourne today, a one-day forum that explored themes of justice and economic security as they manifest for women. Good Shepherd presented a new economic security index designed to measure the economic security of family violence survivors.

15 September 2016

The Waranara Centre is #DoingSchoolDifferently

This morning, we presented an evaluation of our secondary school The Waranara Centre at the Doing School Differently Conference in Melbourne. Principal Kirsty Rose and Good Shepherd Outcomes and Evaluation Specialist Lanie Stockman discussed ways the centre creates positive change in students’ attendance, engagement and behaviour – all critical to academic improvement.