Many family violence victims are unable to work after fleeing violence and are reliant on the Job Seeker payment, which isn’t sufficient to cover basic needs.
The Raise the Rate Campaign is calling for the rate of Job Seeker to be raised to $73 a day.
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The Victorian Government has started making the kinds of investments needed to improve the safety of victim-survivors – but other Australian Governments are still lagging behind. The Fair Agenda community is working alongside survivor advocates and other experts to hold governments accountable to making the investment that’s needed to help victim-survivors access safety.
The Gippsland Family Violence Alliance is not a service.
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