Media Releases

Latest ANROWS research shines light on community attitudes towards violence against women

The 2021 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS) released today reaffirms why the Albanese Labor Government’s continued commitment to ending gender-based violence is a priority.

Reflecting on safety this International Women’s Day

Today marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women across Australia and the world.

More support for Gold Coast families impacted by violence

The Albanese Labor Government will provide more than $1 million in additional funding to the StandbyU Foundation to provide critical support to Gold Coast families affected by violence.

A violence-free future: Recognising the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

Inaugural Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Commissioner appointed

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced Micaela Cronin as the inaugural Domestic, Family, and Sexual Violence Commissioner.

Increased support to end violence against women and children

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to make women’s safety a national priority and provide the focus and leadership needed to deliver change.

Aussie kids become award-winning authors about respect

Winners of the Albanese Labor Government’s Stop it at the Start Respect Stories competition have been announced, with 10 school students selected from submissions across the nation.

Cashless debit card program to end following passage of legislation

The Albanese Labor Government has today delivered on a key election commitment and secured the passage of legislation to abolish the failed cashless debit card program.

Empowering communities with the abolition of the cashless debit card program

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering a long-term plan to ensure certainty, choice and support to communities moving off the cashless debit card program.

Bundaberg and Hervey Bay have their say on the Cashless Debit Card

Assistant Minister Elliot on the Australian Government’s commitment to meaningful consultation on the transition away from the Cashless Debit Card.

National search for inaugural Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence Commissioner

Minister Rishworth and Assistant Minister Elliot today announced the Australian Government will undertake an open, national search for the Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence Commissioner.