Speeches

Launch of the 1800RESPECT Sunny mobile app for women with disability

This new app is an innovative and important tool, tailored specifically to assist women with disabilities to recognise violence and abuse, understand their rights, and take action to ensure their safety.

Adopt Change event: Australian commitment to permanency for children and young people

Ensuring children’s safety and wellbeing is a major driver of national permanency reform. Every child deserves a secure and happy childhood and a chance to have their brightest possible future.

Family Relationships Services Australia National Conference - Be the Change: Leaving No One Behind

Improving outcomes for families, children and communities requires us to work together. We must be open, honest and transparent about what is working, what the evidence says and what the impact is. We owe that to this generation and the next.

COAG National Summit to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children – Closing Address

It is not often you are able to have a focused conversation on addressing violence against women, and to get an opportunity to listen and absorb the knowledge of people with such deep experience. The focus has of course been the fourth and final action plan under the National Plan. The National Plan has been an Australia-wide commitment to addressing family, domestic and sexual violence across the Commonwealth, states and territories.