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Stay up to date with what’s happening in Victoria’s family violence sector – whether that be a government funding announcement, new research publication or a cutting-edge initiative to support women and children experiencing violence.

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted MARAM reforms on multiple fronts. We have summarised the key developments that may impact you here.

General Practitioners and other medical professionals have a vital role to play in identifying and responding to family violence, particularly during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Jobs Hub connects professionals with diverse career opportunities in the family violence and PVAW sectors.

The funding will help Victoria Legal Aid, CLCs and Aboriginal legal services reach and provide vital legal support to more victim survivors of family violence.

Victorians experiencing increased family violence risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have their urgent applications heard by a judge within 72 hours.

Tailored to the COVID-19 context, the tip sheet will help frontline essential workers identify family violence and support those who are unsafe at home at the moment.

The Victorian Government has announced a $40.2 million funding package to provide accommodation and support to those experiencing or at risk of family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each month WESNET supplies hundreds of survivors with free, safe mobile phones. With extended government funding, it will continue to deliver this service through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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