Newshub: Govt announces $320m package to fight family and sexual violence

Newshub: Govt announces $320m package to fight family and sexual violence.

The Government has announced what it’s calling the biggest-ever investment in family and sexual violence and support services.

This year’s Budget will include a $320 million package aimed at:

  • “preventing family violence and sexual violence ($47.8 million over four years)”
  • “safe, consistent and effective responses to family violence in every community ($84.3 million)”
  • “expanding essential specialist sexual violence services: moving towards fully funding services ($131.1 million)”
  • “reforming the criminal justice system to better respond to victims of sexual violence ($37.8 million)”
  • And “strengthening system leadership and supporting new ways of working ($20.0 million)”.

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2019/05/govt-announces-320m-package-to-fight-family-and-sexual-violence.html

Author: betterblokesnz