Australia: There’s $1.3 billion for women’s safety in the budget and it’s nowhere near enough

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'The $1.3 billion budget spend includes:

$222 million in prevention initiatives, including the previously announced $104.4 million over 5 years to support the work of Our Watch, Australia’s leading prevention organisation and a funds for consent education

$52.4 million over 4 years to protect victim-survivors against cross-examination by family violence perpetrators

$20 million over 4 years to establish a women’s trauma recovery centre at the Illawarra Women’s Health Centre

$3.4 million to support the implementation of recommendations from the Respect@Work report

$6 million over 4 years to update the federal government’s respectful relationships education online platform'

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