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Industry Insights: Empowering Domestic Violence Support Organisations

Budget Increase to End Violence Against Women and Children


The Albanese Labor Government has recently announced a significant investment to support the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032. This budget will provide $589.3 million to further enhance women’s safety. This comes in addition to the Commonwealth’s investment of $1.7 billion in women’s safety through the October Budget. The initiatives funded through this budget aim to prevent violence, intervene early, and bolster frontline services.



Key highlights from the budget include:

  • Early Intervention: $8.5 million allocated for initiatives targeting early intervention to prevent family, domestic, and sexual violence.

  • Frontline Service Delivery: $159 million to extend the National Partnership on Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence Responses.

  • Emergency Accommodation: $3.3 million to review emergency accommodation services, ensuring they are suitable for children.

  • Family Law: $33.1 million to expand the Family Law Priority Property Pool program, aiding separated couples in achieving fair settlements.

  • Escaping Violence Payment: $38.2 million to extend the Escaping Violence Payment trial until 31 January 2025.

How ChiliDB Can Empower Domestic Violence Support Organisations

  1. Streamlined Client Management: Easily track and manage client information, ensuring that those in need receive timely and appropriate support.

  2. Efficient Reporting: With the government's increased funding, there's a heightened need for transparency and accountability. ChiliDB's robust reporting tools can help organisations provide clear insights into their operations and impact.

  3. Secure Data Handling: Given the sensitive nature of the data handled by domestic violence support organisations, ChiliDB has our own Australian Servers with the ability to have case sensitivity to ensure client data remains confidential.

 

If you or someone you know is experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, family, domestic, or sexual violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit 1800RESPECT.org.au.

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