Reducing Violence against Women and their Children: relections on COAG summit and beyond

Reducing Violence against Women and their Children: relections on COAG summit and beyond

Deb Tsorbaris

The first ever COAG National Summit on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children was held on October 28 in Brisbane. The purpose of the summit was to review progress and highlight best practice in government efforts to reduce violence against women and their children. The summit brought together leaders from the Commonwealth, State, Territory and local governments, experts in domestic and family violence, and leaders in the community sector and business.

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Welcome Boost to Frontline Child Protection Services

Welcome Boost to Frontline Child Protection Services

The Centre welcomes the Government’s announcement today of a $5.65 million funding boost to Child FIRST and Integrated Family Services.

The funds will be provided to services around the state to meet growing demand, with a focus on developing partnerships with family violence services and responding to Aboriginal children and families experiencing violence at home.

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VICTORIAN BUDGET DELIVERS FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES

 

MEDIA RELEASE

VICTORIAN BUDGET DELIVERS FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES

27 April 2016

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GOVERNMENT’S ROADMAP TO REFORM OFFERS NEW WAY FORWARD FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN

GOVERNMENT’S ROADMAP TO REFORM OFFERS NEW WAY FORWARD FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare welcomes the Government’s Roadmap for Reform: strong families, safe children which offers a new way forward in terms of protecting children at risk and supporting families under pressure.

“Today, Minister Mikakos signalled her Government’s strong focus on keeping families strong and children safe and happy through early intervention and prevention strategies, as well as boosting support for Aboriginal children and families,” CEO Deb Tsorbaris said.

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EARLY SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES IN GOVERNMENT’S ROADMAP WILL KEEP KIDS SAFER

EARLY SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES IN GOVERNMENT’S ROADMAP WILL KEEP KIDS SAFER

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare welcomes today’s funding announcement and congratulates the Andrews Government on moving quickly to implement the first tranche of Royal Commission into Family Violence recommendations.

“The commitment announced by the Government today is a great start.  There is now an enormous amount of work ahead of us if we are to better protect vulnerable children and allow them to thrive,” CEO Deb Tsorbaris said today.

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Family Violence report welcome but need to get implementation right

Family Violence report welcome but need to get implementation right

 

Media Release
 

30 March 2016

 

FAMILY VIOLENCE REPORT WELCOME BUT NEED TO GET IMPLEMENTATION RIGHT

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