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Check out some of the politicians speaking on the proposed 75% funding cut to Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia. Get your news here

MEDIA RELEASE: 75% funding cut to 1800RESPECT counsellors

‘People living with rape and violence deserve better than the lowest possible tender price.’ ‘The federal government’s decision to cut funding to the Rape and Domestic Violence Service will mean that the service may have to close.’ ‘Women, children, and men living with rape and family violence need the Prime Minister to intervene – now.’ Get your news here

MEDIA RELEASE: NO PROFIT FROM RAPE GAINS SENATE SUPPORT

The Australian Services Union (ASU) welcomes today’s Senate vote in support of a motion calling on the Federal Government to directly fund Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia (RDVSA) to deliver 1800RESPECT. Get your news here

Media release: Suspend the contract

“The Federal Government needs to immediately suspend Medibank Health Solutions’ contract for 1800RESPECT and commence an inquiry into its gross mishandling of the service”, said Natalie Lang, Secretary of the Australian Services Union NSW & ACT Services Branch (ASU). Get your news here

MEDIA RELEASE: No Profit From Rape

SPOKESPERSON: Natalie Lang, Secretary, Australian Services Union, NSW & ACT (Services) Branch This morning Natalie Lang, Secretary of the Australian Services Union, NSW & ACT (Services) Branch (ASU) which represents the 100 specialist counsellors and support staff at RDVSA, will appear on Breakfast with Robbie Buck. Get your news here

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