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To improve sexual safety in participating mental health inpatient units by 30 December 2024 by:

  • decreasing the rate of sexual safety incidents per 1,000 bed days by TBA per cent
  • increasing self-reported experience of sexual safety by TBA per cent for consumers, their carers, families, supporters and staff.


  • Victorian mental health inpatient units  
  • All ages – adolescent, adult and aged  
  • Forensic mental health inpatient settings  

Out of scope

  • Community bed-based mental health services  
  • General hospital wards  
  • SECU 
  • Mother and baby units


December 2024 - Stage 1: Pilot over 18 months


Alfred Health, Mercy Public Hospitals, Monash Health, Albury Wodonga Health, Grampians Health, Forensicare


Office of the Chiefs, VAHI, Academics, lived/living experience, MHCC, Women’s Health Victoria, Office of the Chief Psychiatrist (OCP), Health services - various

If you would like more information about the program, please email

Page last updated: 17 Mar 2023

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