Category: Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence

Stopping Family Violence Before It Starts In Macedon

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local government programs that are working to prevent family violence in Macedon. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins today announced more than $180,000 in funding for local government programs that will help keep the women and children of Macedon safe. Councils work closely with local families, […]

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Respect Victoria Becomes Independent Prevention Authority

Resources to stop family violence were strengthened today with the official establishment of Respect Victoria as an independent statutory authority. The new agency, which opened on 1 August, will lead the state’s prevention efforts in changing the attitudes, social norms and culture that result in family violence and violence against women. The establishment of Respect […]

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Promoting Respect And Equality In Melbourne’s East

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting is supporting local government programs that are working to prevent family violence in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins visited Cabena Child and Family Centre in Chadstone to announce $180,000 in funding to support programs that prevent family violence. Local government […]

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Support For New Parents In Melbourne’s West

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting new parents in Melbourne’s west with new local government grants. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins visited the City of Brimbank today to announce funding of $93,000 for their Brimbank Dads project. Maintaining equal and respectful relationships – while managing the stress of a new baby, […]

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Promoting Respect And Equality In Media Reporting

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with Our Watch to improve media reporting on family violence and violence against women as part of its work to change harmful and sexist attitudes. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins today announced a grant of $425,000 to Our Watch to deliver their new media reporting […]

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Prevention Of Family Violence Bill Passes Upper House

Victoria has enshrined the prevention of family violence in law, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The Prevention of Family Violence Bill 2018 has passed the Upper House, formally establishing the newly created Respect Victoria as a Statutory Authority. Respect Victoria is an organisation dedicated to preventing all forms of family violence, led by CEO […]

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Respect Women: Call It Out Campaign Returns

The Andrews Labor Government is ramping up its bystander campaign to call out the attitudes and behaviours that lead to family violence. Minster for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins today launched the second round of the Labor Government’s campaign, Respect Women: Call It Out. The Respect Women: Call it Out campaign provides the […]

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Preventing Family Violence In Melbourne’s Outer East

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local government programs that are working to prevent family violence in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins today visited Casey and Cardinia Councils to announce almost $200,000 in funding to support programs that prevent family violence. Local government is in a […]

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Preventing Family Violence In Aboriginal Communities

The Andrews Labor Government is working with Aboriginal communities to stop family violence before it starts with the launch of a dedicated fund to keep women and children safe. Acting Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Jill Hennessy and Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings today called for submissions for the first-of-its-kind Aboriginal fund […]

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Stopping Family Violence Before It Starts In The East

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting community programs that are working to prevent family violence in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins announced funding of over $500,000 to five programs. Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place works with Aboriginal men that are community role models. This new funding […]

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