Victorian 2015-16 State Budget delivers on election promises for family violence

On Tuesday 5th May the Victorian Labor Government handed down its first state budget. The budget outlines $81.3 million in family violence initiatives over 4 years with $57.9 million to be delivered in 2015-2016. Also relevant to the sector is the announcement of $935 million for the community sector to meet the costs of mandated pay rises through the Equal Remuneration Order. Continue reading