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In this article, Jane Gilmore outlines the criticisms of recent budget allocations for couples counselling in situations of family violence.

A single-line item in the supplementary papers to the recent Coalition budget has raised concerns in the domestic and family violence sector: there will be $10 million allocated to “Specialist Family Violence Services”, which includes “individual or couple broad-based counselling and dispute resolution services”.

Couples counselling for domestic violence victims. It is, as I have written before, a recipe for disaster.

You can read the rest of her article here


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