Safe Steps program, two women talking on phone

What will the money be used for?

The Government will work closely with victims and survivors, and the organisations that help them, to deliver a comprehensive 10-year Victorian Family Violence Plan, which will be produced later in the year.

A new system for safeguarding and sharing information

$32.5 million to develop a new system for safeguarding and sharing information between services so that victims are kept safe from family violence.

New type of family violence navigator

$19 million for a new type of family violence navigator to guide victims through every step of crisis and recovery.

Establish an independent monitor and an implementation unit

$15.4 million to establish an independent monitor to hold the Government to account and an implementation unit.

Build the capacity of the family violence workforce

$10.4 million to build the capacity of the family violence workforce and support other workers to best identify and respond to family violence.

17 safety and support hubs

$5 million to commence work on the 17 safety and support hubs recommended by the Royal Commission.

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