The Victorian Government is embedding gender equality in all of its decisions and actions, as well as modelling gender equality in the workplace and ensuring efforts to improve gender equality are sustained over time.
What will the money be used for?
The 2017/18 Budget includes investments for:
Government’s Strategy for the Prevention of Family Violence
$50.7 million to deliver the Government’s Strategy for the Prevention of Family Violence to promote gender equality and shift the attitudes and behaviours that cause family violence, including establishing a Prevention Agency.
$2.5 million to expand a women’s Victorian Government Leadership Program.