House debates

Wednesday, 30 March 2022

Questions without Notice


2:53 pm

Photo of Sussan LeySussan Ley (Farrer, Liberal Party, Minister for the Environment) Share this | Hansard source

up to 20 weeks of fully flexible entitlements between them, because we know that one size doesn't fit all when it comes to parental leave and family arrangements.

This budget is about delivering the essential services that women need, and women's safety is absolutely paramount. We talked about an enormous downpayment in the last budget of over a billion dollars for women's safety. Once more, we are building on that, investing a further $1.3 billion based on the four pillars of our next national plan, because we understand that in order to work towards ending all forms of violence against women and children we have to have a sustained, collaborative, national effort. We have to address the drivers of this violence so that we keep women safe at home, at school, at work, online and in the community.


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