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The Crime Statistics Agency found that recorded family incidents increased by 8.6% in the past 12 months, with 82,652 incidents recorded across the state.

The Support and Safety Hub Statewide Concept outlines the role the hubs will have in the long-term plan to end family violence in Victoria.

Sue Clifford has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian government's new family violence agency, Family Safety Victoria.

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.