The Government is committed to equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) Victorians.
What will the money be used for?
The 2017/18 Budget includes investments for:
Health and wellbeing of LGBTI Victorians
$2 million will be provided to support the Government’s commitment to an equal Victoria and improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI Victorians.
LGBTI family violence package.
The Government is also responding to the needs of LGBTI victim survivors as part of its family violence package with $5.3 million to improve the service system’s response to people from LGBTI communities.
This funding will include the rollout of the HOW2PROGRAM (Rainbow Tick ready) accreditation for all funded family violence service providers, rollout of specialist LGBTI family violence training for frontline workers and operational funding to the LGBTI Family Violence Centre for Excellence including research grants.