Senate debates

Wednesday, 10 May 2023

Questions without Notice

Domestic and Family Violence

2:32 pm

Photo of Don FarrellDon Farrell (SA, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Trade and Tourism) Share this | Hansard source

(—) (): I thank Senator Hanson. I thought I answered your first question very, very directly. I don't know if I could have answered it any more directly than I did. The reality of the circumstances, unfortunately, is that women and children are far more likely to be victims of domestic violence. Even the figures that you've just read out to me demonstrate that fact. We don't support domestic violence, whether it's against a man or a woman or a child. We seek to address that serious social and community issue by injecting funds into those communities to try and resolve and reduce the level of domestic— (Time expired)


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