Safe & Together Model™ Training for Family and Federal Circuit Courts
The Victorian government handed down the 2021-22 budget on 20 May.
- Increased investment in perpetrator accountability ($18.1 million).
- $1.2 million investment (over two years) in the Family Violence Graduate Program that will support 80 new graduates to receive training and on-the-job support while working to become specialists in family violence services.
- Investment to strengthen justice system responses to family violence. This will include additional funding to expand the network of specialist family violence courts and to increase early access to legal advice for victim-survivors will help promote safer legal outcomes for victim-survivors.
(Source: DV Vic/ DVRCV Response to State Budget, 25.5.21)