Federal government announces Domestic and Family Violence Commission

Late on Tuesday, the Federal Government announced an intention to establish a domestic and family violence commission to ensure Australia is on track to end violence against women and children.

Then on Wednesday, an embargo lifted, allowing Labor to also announce a commitment to establish a domestic and family violence commissioner.

The Morrison government says it would dedicate $22.4 million over 5 years to set up the Commission.

The current National Plan to end violence against women and children is due to end in June 2022, and will be replaced with a new 10 year plan.

The Wire’s Ayla Liebenberg spoke with the Minister for Women’s Safety, Anne Ruston, about the Federal government’s proposed Commission to track the next National Plan.

Produced By: Ayla Liebenberg

Featured In Story: Anne Ruston, Minister for Women’s Safety

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 24 November 2021

DATE POSTED
Tuesday 23rd of November, 2021

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