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Rosie Batty joins Fran Kelly on RN Breakfast

Rosie was invited to speak to Fran Kelly on Radio National Breakfast to discuss the Justice for Kids campaign. Rosie said the family law system is ‘overburdened, underfunded’ and in need of change. She described some of the problems with the family law system and explained why she is pushing for reforms to put a […]

Australian Feature Documentary ‘The Colour of Love’

We are delighted to announce our partnership with the upcoming Australian Feature Documentary ‘The Colour of Love’. The Colour of Love is a brave documentary about family violence, told by victims in the Indian community in Australia and abroad who want to inspire change across the world. It is a film that offers a beacon […]

Victorian Government commits $572m following Royal Commission

Rosie was in the Victorian Parliament today when the Victorian Government pledged a significant investment in family violence response as a result of the findings of the Royal Commission. See the funding breakdown here. Funding breakdown: $152.5 million to go to crisis housing $122 million to support children affected by family violence $103.9 million for […]

Royal Commission delivers final report

Today was a landmark day in the campaign to end family violence. The Royal Commission into Family Violence delivered its recommendations. This was the Commission that was called in the wake of Luke’s murder and the emerging national conversation about how to protect women and children. The report from the Commission is extensive. Read more […]

29 ways to honour Luke Batty

Today is the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It’s a big day being marked across the nation. But for Rosie, tomorrow will be even bigger. Tomorrow Rosie will address both houses of the Victorian Parliament. In her speech she is going to ask the Victorian Parliament to urgently implement the […]

The Nice House – The compelling true story of Rosie Batty helps to provide a spotlight on the ugly reality of domestic violence

Family violence happens to everybody, no matter how nice your house is, how intelligent you are. It happens to anyone and everyone.” These were the words from Rosie Batty as she faced a media scrum 24 hours after the worst day of her life – when her ex-partner Greg Anderson stabbed her 11-year‑old son Luke […]

MAX Employment pledges to place 15,000 stars this Christmas

From 1 October to Christmas Eve, MAX Employment has pledged to place 15,000 people into work and donate a total of $100,000 to four Australian charities as part of their 2015 campaign, 15,000 Stars for Christmas. Photo: L to R – MAX Employment Managing Director Deborah Homewood with Primary OSHCare HR Manager and former MAX […]