Senator the Hon Anne Ruston
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More survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will now be eligible to receive redress as the Morrison Government delivers on its commitment to expand Funder of Last Resort provisions under the National Redress Scheme.
Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit to amplify the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls
The Morrison Government will invest $2.8 million over three years to deliver the final stage of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) Project.
The Morrison Government will invest $22.4 million over five years to establish a Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Commission to oversee the implementation of the next National Plan to end violence against women and children.
Firstly, can I thank absolutely everyone who has participated in the National Summit on Women’s Safety. Thank you from zooming in from your homes, from your workplaces, from your kitchen benches to be a part of this Summit. Your voices – the voices of frontline workers, experts and especially victim survivors – you and your lived experiences are foundational to informing the development of the next National Plan.
Thank you so much to everyone who is here for being with us as we launch the third phase of Stop it at the Start, the national primary prevention campaign to reduce violence against women and their children.
Around $1.3 billion will land in eligible Australians’ bank accounts from this week, as the Morrison Government delivers a fourth Economic Support Payment.
Escaping Violence Payment trial program
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council, COVID-19 Disaster Payment, workplace culture in Parliament
COVID-19 vaccinations, Women’s Safety Summit