Archives: November 2017

Building Respect In Our Schools

November 27, 2017

More than 1,000 Victorian schools have signed on to promote positive attitudes, behaviours and healthy relationships in school communities, to help prevent family violence.

Taking Action To Protect Family Violence Victim Survivors

November 25, 2017

Victim survivors of family violence will be better protected under new Victorian laws coming into force tomorrow to support the National Domestic Violence Order Scheme.

Victoria Goes Orange For A Future Free Of Violenc

November 24, 2017

The third annual Victoria Against Violence campaign begins today, challenging the attitudes and behaviours that lead to family violence and violence against women.

Victoria Goes Orange For A Future Free Of Violence

November 24, 2017

The third annual Victoria Against Violence campaign begins today, challenging the attitudes and behaviours that lead to family violence and violence against women

Holding Family Violence Perpetrators To Account

November 22, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to reduce family violence with a $1.6 million grants package for intervention programs to hold perpetrators to account.

New Statue A Tribute To Victoria’s Champion Policewomen

November 17, 2017

The first-ever statue of a female police officer, which recognises the role that women play in policing over the past 100 years, has been unveiled at the Victoria Police Academy today.

Assembly Gathers In Another Step Towards Treaty

November 15, 2017

Victoria has taken another step towards Treaty with the first meeting of the Aboriginal Community Assembly in Melbourne today to discuss the design of the Aboriginal Representative Body.

Statement From Minister Hutchins – Leave Of Absence

November 14, 2017

I am taking a leave of absence from my Ministerial and Parliamentary responsibilities due to personal reasons.

Investing In The Next Generation Of Women In Games

November 14, 2017

Opportunities for women working in digital games will now be stronger than ever before, thanks to $140,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government to support a series of professional placements for women.

Koori Men’s Behavioural Change Program Launched

November 10, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government today launched a new $3 million program which aims to break the cycle of inter-generational trauma of family violence in Aboriginal families and communities.

Victorian First Service For Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

November 10, 2017

More women with polycystic ovary syndrome will be able to access the treatment, expert advice and support they need thanks to a new Victorian-first clinic supported by $460,000 from the Andrews Labor Government.

Supporting Victoria’s Young And Emerging Women Leaders

November 3, 2017

Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins today announced the 21 successful scholarship recipients for the inaugural Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Women’s Leadership Program.

Negotiations With Eastern Maar Traditional Owners To Start

November 2, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government and the Eastern Maar Traditional Owner group have agreed to commence negotiations to formally recognise Eastern Maar Traditional Owner rights over Crown land in southwest Victoria.

Liberals Ignore Indigenous Australians Once Again

November 1, 2017

The Turnbull administration's attempts at Closing the Gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is currently not working. The Andrews Labor Government has joined other states and territories in slamming the Turnbull Government’s attempt to sideline Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by ramming through changes to Closing the Gap targets without proper consultation.