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Violence against women is likely to surface and intensify in regions impacted by the bushfires. Do you know how to best respond to those affected?

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.

Workforce census now open

Victoria’s first family violence workforce census will give workers the opportunity to have a say on the key issues affecting them and to shape the government's 10-year Industry Plan.

The new Centre for Research Excellence will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond.