To conduct and disseminate high quality, evidence-based research findings and outcomes that help us understand and create solutions to the social harms created by violent extremist ideology and action across the political spectrum.


To make research resources and new knowledge available as they are developed and evaluated through seminars, colloquia, publications, blogs and web resources for a wide range of stakeholders including communities, government and other academic colleagues.


To work ethically and respectfully with community-based approaches, knowledge and expertise in addressing violent extremism through genuine research partnerships and exchange.


To profile widely the innovative research and applied outcomes conducted by AVERT members and partners locally, nationally and internationally.