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‘Failed’: Criticism over budget’s response to Australia’s gendered violence crisis

This article contains references to domestic violence.

The latest federal budget contained welcomed investments in women’s safety — but some advocates say it was also a “missed opportunity”.

—- Jessica Bahr / SBS

  • The federal budget includes a series of measures to support women’s safety, but advocates say it’s not enough.
  • Karen Bevan, CEO of Full Stop Australia, said the investment fails to match the scale of the national emergency.
  • Twenty-eight women have been violently killed in Australia in 2024, according to advocacy group Destroy the…

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