Media Statements

For Portfolio: Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

29/11/2022

McGowan; McGurk; Papalia

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$11 million boost for frontline response to family and domestic violence

26/11/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Major boost to support women facing financial abuse

25/11/2022

McGurk; Templeman

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Sport and Recreation

Sports stars call full-time on violence against women

20/11/2022

Cook; McGurk

Commerce; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Review of tenancy laws that deal with family and domestic violence

16/11/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Funding to help domestic violence survivors find safe housing

17/10/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

State and Federal Governments launch National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children

11/10/2022

McGurk; Carey

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Housing; Homelessness

New men’s behaviour change program for the Pilbara

11/10/2022

Ellery; McGurk

Education and Training; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Consent education to be embedded in WA schools’ curriculum

31/08/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$2.16 million to assist women escaping family and domestic violence

16/08/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$3 million funding boost for initiatives to prevent domestic violence

14/06/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New family and domestic violence hub announced in Broome

2/06/2022

Buti; McGurk

Aboriginal Affairs; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Support for prevention of family and domestic violence in Derby

13/05/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New family and domestic violence counselling service for young people in Rockingham and Northam

12/05/2022

Quigley; McGurk; Punch

Attorney General; Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services; Disability Services

$450 million to support safe and thriving WA communities

5/05/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$34.4 million to combat family and domestic violence and hold perpetrators to account

29/03/2022

McGurk; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Attorney General

Community to be consulted about tackling coercive control

28/03/2022

Quigley; McGurk; Buti

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal partners to provide Perth family violence legal service

17/03/2022

McGurk; Buti

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Family Safety Strategy released for comment

11/03/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Funding to help family and domestic violence survivors stay in their homes

4/03/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New funding to help stamp out family and domestic violence

14/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Animal relationships program to help children impacted by violence

10/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence sector thanked as 16 Days in WA campaign ends

10/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Eagles join 16 Days in WA campaign to call for end to violence against women

8/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Construction begins on $8.7 million East Metro Women’s Refuge

7/12/2021

McGurk; Papalia

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

‘Don’t be silent’ amid high family violence risk this festive season

3/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Pets in Crisis program expanded to Albany, Bunbury and Busselton

2/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

McGowan Government delivers expanded Peel therapeutic refuge

1/12/2021

McGurk; Ellery

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Education and Training

Respectful Relationships to promote equality in additional schools

26/11/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

McGowan Government delivers expanded Kwinana refuge

25/11/2021

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New 16 Days in WA campaign: ‘Don’t be silent’ on violence

5/11/2021

Quigley; McGurk; Dawson

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal legal service sought to tackle family violence

2/11/2021

McGurk

Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

Lotterywest grant to support Fitzroy Valley women and families

28/10/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New family and domestic violence hub to be located in Armadale

14/09/2021

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$4 million to support Women and Children's Wellness and Recovery Centre

9/09/2021

McGurk; Quigley; Johnston

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services; Attorney General; Corrective Services

$198 million committed to keep communities safe, strong and fair

13/08/2021

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Water Corporation renews support to women and children experiencing family and domestic violence

5/07/2021

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family violence shuttle conferencing gets underway

14/05/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$7.9 million in grants awarded to family violence support services

3/02/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Construction contract awarded for women’s refuge expansions

24/12/2020

Tinley; McGurk

Housing; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Derby to get improved family and domestic violence refuge

16/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Minister pays tribute to domestic violence advocate Angela Hartwig

10/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence workers thanked as 16 Days in WA ends

10/12/2020

McGurk; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Attorney General

New weapons in the fight against strangulation

9/12/2020

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Better protection and support for water service customers affected by family violence

7/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Pets in Crisis program helps 150 animals from violent homes

5/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New women’s refuge opens in Kwinana

3/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Perth’s first one-stop domestic violence hub opens in Mirrabooka

2/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA’s first one-stop domestic violence hub launched in Kalgoorlie

1/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Child Protection

New storybook explores impact of family violence on children

26/11/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA's first therapeutic women's refuge opens in Peel

25/11/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

‘Respect starts with you’ as 16 Days in WA campaign begins

30/10/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Kalgoorlie and Mirrabooka domestic violence hub operators signed

8/10/2020

McGurk; Wyatt

Community Services; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government investing in Aboriginal community safety

8/10/2020

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

More than $7 million to be spent on new restraining order system

8/10/2020

Roberts; Logan; Quigley; McGurk

Police; Emergency Services; Corrective Services; Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

McGowan Government recovery budget keeps WA safe and strong

18/09/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Additional resources to boost Kimberley family violence response

1/09/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New women’s refuge operators appointed ahead of opening

18/08/2020

McGurk; Logan; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Corrective Services; Attorney General

Family and domestic violence offenders face GPS tracking

22/07/2020

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Comprehensive package to support WA family violence response

26/06/2020

McGurk; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Attorney General

Parliament passes landmark family violence reform package

12/05/2020

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Victims of violence able to apply for restraining orders online

11/05/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$3 million strengthens pandemic response to violence in the home

2/04/2020

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New laws to protect family violence victims during COVID-19 pandemic

4/03/2020

McGurk

Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Long-term plan for gender equality to build a stronger WA

10/12/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New Kwinana women’s refuge to help survivors all year round

9/12/2019

Kelly; Johnston; McGurk

Water; Energy; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Better protection for utility customers experiencing FDV

7/12/2019

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

Little Christmas cheer for victims of family violence

5/12/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

16 Days in WA not out with the Scorchers

29/11/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

16 days in WA a ‘Stella’ opportunity for safer venues

27/11/2019

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New laws to tackle family and domestic violence in WA

25/11/2019

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

16 Days of action to stop violence against women

10/10/2019

McGurk

Community Services; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New crisis and transitional accommodation service for Collie

27/09/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Lotterywest grant a helping hand for victims of family and domestic violence

5/07/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Funding to boost safety for Aboriginal and culturally and linguistically diverse families

15/06/2019

Murray; McGurk

Seniors and Ageing; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Strategy launched as State Government joins Bankwest to combat financial elder abuse

12/06/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New men’s service to improve family safety

9/05/2019

Roberts; McGurk; Logan

Police; Road Safety; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Corrective Services; Emergency Services

McGowan Government State Budget prioritises community safety

30/04/2019

McGurk

Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

New Director General for Department of Communities

18/04/2019

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$30.9 million boost to tackle family and domestic violence

15/04/2019

McGurk; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Commerce

Way forward for tenants facing family violence

29/03/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA's first therapeutic refuge to get survivors back on track

24/03/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Culture of respect key to breaking the cycle of domestic violence

20/02/2019

Quigley; McGurk

Commerce; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Parliament passes new tenancy laws to support FDV victims

20/12/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Grant to boost culturally appropriate domestic violence supports

27/11/2018

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Support for domestic violence program to reduce financial stress

25/11/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

16 Days in WA to Stop Violence Against Women starts today

22/11/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Prominent men STAND UP for White Ribbon

28/10/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Federal Government fail to fund successful program to keep women safe

12/10/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Aboriginal Advisory Panel to provide expertise to government

3/10/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Campaign to reduce violence a win for WA

2/10/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA seeks support for priority family and domestic violence initiatives

25/08/2018

Cook; McGurk

Health; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA Health awards $1.56 million for family and domestic violence prevention

11/08/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Over $1 million funding allocated to support animal welfare in Western Australia

8/06/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence support boosted in Perth’s south-east

10/05/2018

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$6.9 million to prioritise measures to help stop family and domestic violence

22/03/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence survivor Rosie Batty reflects on public life

19/02/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

West Pilbara Plan: Working together with Roebourne

9/01/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

Communities Director General appointed

19/12/2017

McGurk; Johnston

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Commerce and Industrial Relations

Tenancy law changes to support victims of domestic violence

5/12/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence: employers have critical role to play