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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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Tabled By Delia Lawrie


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157 Department of Children and Families Family Violence and Sexual Assault Services Coordinate, deliver and fund a range of prevention and intervention services for adult and child victims of family violence and sexual assault. In addition, facilitate education within families and communities about the incidence and impact of violence, and implement strategies to reduce violence and the harm it causes. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Clients seeking shelter from violence through: non-government organisation providers1 1 800 2 145 2 145 remote safe places2 420 250 390 New sexual assault cases receiving support3 900 650 720 1 Projection based on prior year data for homelessness onlysourced from Government-funded specialist homelessness services, SAAP National Data Collection Annual report 10-11, Northern Territory. 2 Womens Safe Houses have been undergoing infrastructure upgrades to enhance the safety for both clients and staff. Due to weather and extenuating circumstances the upgrades have taken longer than anticipated, resulting in unexpected closures affecting service delivery. 3 The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) has received a lower number of referrals than expected from offices, which has impacted on the ability of SARC to commence new cases.

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