In October 2022, the federal, state, territory governments released the National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children 2022-32.
The key objectives of the plan are prevention by tackling gender inequality, victim blaming, and addressing societal attitudes that encourage violence; early intervention by expanding support services to individuals and families experiencing forms of violence; and response, which is ensuring front-line services are equipped with education to support victim-survivors and practical resources such as secure crisis accommodation and long term housing.
Despite endorsing the National Plan, on the last parliamentary sitting day before Christmas, Queensland Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman, Minister for Women, Prevention of Family Violence and Justice,...
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