Partners in Prevention (PiP) is a network of practitioners working across Victoria to prevent violence against women. PiP supports prevention practitioners to hone their practice skills, connect with one another and strengthen their knowledge of the evidence base around respectful relationships education and the primary prevention of violence against women.

PiP is funded to support community sector and local organisations focusing on respectful relationships education and primary prevention in Victoria, including family violence and sexual assault services, local government and community and women’s health services.

The PiP network includes more than 1500 members from across Victoria, with some national and international membership.

PiP is resourced by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria and funded by the Victorian Government.

What PiP provides members

This website

This website includes information and tools to support PiP members to develop an evidence based understanding of respectful relationships education and primary prevention and build their capacity to implement this work.


PiP events support members to come together and hear from guest presenters, share ideas and discuss their work. See notes and recordings from previous Respectful Relationships in Victoria seminar series events. Keep an eye on the homepage and bulletin to stay posted on upcoming events and news.


PiP provides a suite of professional development opportunities for respectful relationships education and prevention practitioners to build their knowledge and skills. Information about further training will be included in the bulletin and on the DVRCV training homepage.

Email bulletins

Monthly email bulletins keep PiP members updated with the latest information, tools and details of upcoming events.

Sign up to receive the bulletin by email


DVRCV can provide organisations with individual advice to support their work around respectful relationships education and primary prevention. Please email [email protected] or call  (03) 8346 5250 to contact the PiP team.

How do I join PiP?

Use the quick sign up form on this website to join the network and receive our monthly bulletin. PiP members get all the latest news, tools and information of upcoming events.

PiP evaluation

PiP Evaluation Report 2020

This year in review reflects on the progress made by PiP in actively engaging thousands of practitioners across Victoria. Across the year PiP provided new face-to-face and virtual opportunities for members to build their knowledge and grow their networks. Amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, initiatives such as Communities of Practice and webinars have continued to facilitate connections and peer learning among practitioners from different primary prevention settings. PiP continues to showcase best practice and evidence-informed approaches from practitioners and experts across the sector.

PiP Evaluation 2019-2020 Executive Summary

Contact us to access the full report.

PiP Evaluation Report 2017-2019

The evaluation conducted in 2019 shows PiP is central to achieving its vision of a community free from family violence.

Nine year review

In 2016, PiP commissioned a review of the effectiveness and impact of the network since its inception in 2007.

PiP Evaluation Report 2011

An evaluation of PiP was completed in 2011. The findings in this evaluation clearly indicate that the PiP project was successful in building the professional capacity of RRE practitioners in Victoria and fostering a community of practice around this work.

Acknowledgement of country

DVRCV and the PiP network acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional owners of the lands and waters throughout Australia.

PiP is resourced by