When our country is experiencing an alarming increase in the number of women killed by men, (remember this, it is now more than one a week), there is much work to do.
Peak bodies for the prevention and response to family violence have implored each of the major political parties to commit to funding and implement all of the recommendations that followed the state’s Royal Commission into Family Violence.
We need bipartisan support on this. Funding for prevention needs to be ongoing – but importantly, as we increase awareness and education, funding for services responding to those in crisis need more funding to meet the need.
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