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Greens call for capacity increase for family and domestic violence services amid COVID-19 crisis

Greens spokesperson for Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) Hon Alison Xamon MLC has today called on the Government to ensure people experiencing FDV have access to support services, as the country grapples with the COVID-19 crisis.

Ms Xamon said it was crucial providers were adequately resourced to continue to provide support in these trying times.  The call comes amid feedback of additional calls for support from individuals following self-isolation and the pressures of job losses and financial uncertainty.

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HON PIERRE YANG (South Metropolitan) [1.03 pm]: According to standing order 57(c), I advise that I have Hon Samantha Rowe’s consent to move the motion that she gave notice of last week. It gives me great pleasure to move —

That this house notes that the reduction in TAFE student fees for high-priority courses supports access to affordable training in targeted areas of projected jobs growth and responds to emerging skills needs.

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