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Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
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safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

Family Violence Royal Commission Recommendations Implemented

The State Government has announced that it has implemented all the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

Key recommendations included establishing Specialist Family Violence Courts, the implementation of MARAM and the Information Sharing Schemes and the rollout of the Orange Doors.

Safe and Equal are advocating for continued investment, action and collaboration with the specialist family violence services and primary prevention sectors in the 2023 State Budget. In particular, they are calling for:

  1. Increasing sustainable funding for the specialist family violence sector to meet demand
  2. Growing, developing, and retaining specialist workforces
  3. Eliminating the impossible ‘choice’ between violence and homelessness
  4. Addressing key gaps and barriers in the expanding family violence system
  5. Investing meaningfully into primary prevention.

Read Safe and Equal’s Budget Submission.

(Source: Premiers Media Release, 28.1.23 and Safe and Equal member bulletin, 22.2.23)