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Victorian Government commits $572m following Royal Commission

Rosie was in the Victorian Parliament today when the Victorian Government pledged a significant investment in family violence response as a result of the findings of the Royal Commission.

See the funding breakdown here. 

Funding breakdown:

$152.5 million to go to crisis housing
$122 million to support children affected by family violence
$103.9 million for specialist family violence services
$61.6 million to promote respect for women in the community and in schools

It delivers on 65 of the commission's 227 recommendations, in what the Government says is a "first step" towards addressing the problem.

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-13/victorian-government-commits-$572m-to-tackle-family-violence/7322116

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