$60 million worth of grants are now available to help local organisations expand emergency accommodation for those affected by domestic violence.
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the grant could help local women and children in rural Victoria experiencing domestic violence to find a safe and secure place to
“I would encourage eligible organisations in North East Victoria to apply for the grants. It can be used to construct, renovate or purchase new buildings or land to create additional safe
places in our community,” Senator McKenzie said.
“This significant investment in emergency accommodation by the government can provide more women and children in the North East experiencing domestic and family violence somewhere safe to stay.”
The grants form part of the Liberal-Nationals Government’s $340 million investment in the Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.
Applications for funding are now open to eligible organisations. Visit the GrantConnect https://www.grants.gov.au/ for more information.