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.
$152.5 million to go to crisis housing
$122 million to support children affected by family violence
$103.9 million for specialist family violence services
$61.6 million to promote respect for women in the community and in schools
It delivers on 65 of the commission’s 227 recommendations, in what the Government says is a “first step” towards addressing the problem.