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Victorian Government announces $3.8 million boost for family violence prevention

February 6, 2018

The Victorian Government has announced a $3.8 million boost to women’s health promotion agencies, expanding primary prevention efforts across the state.

Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins made the announcement at Women’s Health East on January 30, coinciding with the launch of the State Government’s Free from Violenceaction plan.

ECLC works in close partnership with Women’s Health East to prevent family violence and promote gender equality across the eastern region.

“We’re very pleased that the Victorian Government has recognised and further resourced the critical work of women’s health promotion services,” said ECLC CEO Michael Smith.

“We’re especially excited for our partners at Women’s Health East, who we work on a range of projects promoting equality and respect for women in our community.”

Read the full announcement. | Read Women’s Health Association of Victoria’s media release.

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