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Media Release: Jehovah’s Witnesses now participating in the National Redress Scheme

Jehovah’s Witnesses has now joined the National Redress Scheme allowing survivors of this institution to have their applications progressed.

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Media Release: National Summit sets priorities to end gendered violence in Australia

The National Summit on Women’s Safety has asked all Australians to confront the unacceptable scourge of family, domestic and sexual violence and provided meaningful and constructive actions for change.

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Media Release: National Summit key step towards ending violence against women

The Morrison Government is hosting the National Summit on Women’s Safety on 6 and 7 September which is the culmination of extensive consultations to develop the next National Plan to end violence against women and children.

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Media Release: Creating a future free from sexual violence and harassment

The Morrison Government is committing more than $29 million to develop new primary prevention initiatives to address sexual violence and harassment across the nation.

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Media Release: Australia to trial domestic violence deterrence program

The Morrison Government is committing $4.2 million to trial a new domestic violence deterrence program as part of our commitment to end violence against women and children.

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Media Release: Increased access to the National Redress Scheme for Indigenous Australians

Retta Dixon Home will now be covered by the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse allowing survivors to have their applications progressed.

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Media Release: Paid Parental Leave Scheme amendment to support parents in lockdowns

The Morrison Government is ensuring expectant parents in lockdown areas can access Paid Parental Leave when their newborn arrives through a temporary change to the Scheme.

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Joint Media Release: Supporting Mildura children and families

The Morrison and Andrews Governments will each provide $2.6 million to support Mildura children and families to connect with local services and improve their health and wellbeing outcomes.

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Media Release: Caring for our carers

Carers across the country are now able to receive in-person advice and professional assistance to support their own wellbeing with a new free coaching service available through the national carer service, Carer Gateway.

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Joint Media Release: National Summit on Women’s Safety to go online

The Morrison Government today announced that the National Summit on Women’s Safety will be delivered virtually as a result of continued COVID-19 restrictions.

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