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Minister for Health Gabrielle Williams today launched a 10-year inclusion and equity statement to ensure Victoria’s family violence system supports all Victorians.
The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has launched new guidelines to help family violence service providers prevent discrimination.
The Victorian Government has released a new Family Violence Database published by the Crime Statistics Agency.
The funding package includes $82.2 million to redevelop refuges and $48 million to provide 110 new public housing properties for families escaping violence
The Victorian Budget 2017/18 includes $1.91 billion to help implement every recommendation of the Family Violence Royal Commission into Family Violence.
The state-wide expansion of the Personal Safety Initiative follows a pilot period exploring the use of technology and security measures to keep women safe in their own homes.
The Federal Government will restore funding to the community legal sector in the May 2017 budget, abandoning cuts outlined in previous budgets.
Violence against women puts 6500 girls and women in hospital every year in Australia, with domestic assaults the major cause.