2021-22 Victorian State Budget submission

The investment in ground-breaking family violence reforms resulting from the implementation of the Royal Commission into Family Violence is forever changing the family violence system to achieve the vision of the Royal Commission. For specialist family violence services (SFVSs), the impact of these system reforms is profound.

However, to achieve the long-term vision of the Royal Commission, we must ensure that all elements of the service system are funded adequately into the future. There is still more to be done to ‘lift the whole of the system’, commensurately and sustainably. This submission looks at the need, the impact and the solution for SFVSs regarding access to adequate and sustainable resources within the broader family violence service system.

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