Posts tagged "Family violence"

10-Year Plan on Family Violence

After receiving the Family Violence Royal Commission, we promised we’d get on with delivering the Ten Year Plan. Today, we are delivering on that promise. It’s a Plan that provides a pathway for implementing every Royal Commission recommendation. And it’s a Plan that will outlive this term of government, and the one after, and the […]

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Nardella welcomes boost for family violence support services

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with implementing Family Violence Royal Commission recommendations through further investments in support services for victims of family violence and sexual assault and the appointment of an Implementation Monitor. Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA, today welcomed the announcement of funding boost of $87 million for family violence support […]

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Targeting financial abuse: more support for family violence victims

Victims of family violence who suffer financially at the hands of perpetrators will have access to new specially trained financial counsellors, thanks to a $1.75 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Financial abuse is a form of family violence. Perpetrators often take full control of their victim’s savings and spending, rendering them financially dependent. […]

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No more excuses: The time to fix our broken family violence system is now

Family violence victims will be at the heart of the Government’s implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence. Melton MP, Don Nardella MLA has today welcomed the report and vowed to be a strong advocate for victims and survivors. Mr Nardella said the The Andrews Labor Government would implement all the […]

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Family Violence Pet Support Boost

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA has welcomed the Andrews Labor Government’s breaking down the barriers of family violence through a program to provide shelter for the pets of women and children as they escape family violence. Perpetrators of family violence often use threats of violence against the family pet as leverage over their […]

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Royal Commission into family violence – submission workshops

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA will be holding free submission writing workshops in both Melton and Bacchus Marsh to assist residents seeking to have an input into the Victorian government’s Royal Commission into Family Violence, announced recently. The workshops will include: An Overview Why the Royal Commission was established and an examination of […]

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Nardella welcomes Royal Commission start into family violence

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA has welcomed Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, Fiona Richardson presentation of the letters patent to formally establish Australia’s first Royal Commission into Family Violence to the Governor of Victoria. The Governor, His Excellency, the Hon Alex Chernov AC QC, signed the letters […]

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You’re invited to the Family Violence Forum, September 23

Don Nardella MLA, the Melton New & Emerging Communities Network (MNECN), & Brimbank-Melton Community Legal Centre invites residents to attend a FORUM on Family Violence.  FAMILY VIOLENCE: An awareness of issues and its effects on communities. The Forum will include a number of Guest Speakers from Melton Police (Domestic Violence Unit), the Melton-Brimbank Community Legal […]

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Labor will establish family violence Royal Commission

On Saturday, 17th May 2014, at Victorian Labor’s 2014 State Conference, Leader Daniel Andrews announced that a Victorian Labor Government will establish Australia’s first Royal Commission into Family Violence.

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