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Federal government grants available to prevent attitudes supportive of violence

The Department of Social Services (Department) is accepting applications from organisations for funding to deliver innovative primary prevention activities that involve men as positive role models to drive changes in the behaviours and attitudes that contribute to violence against women and children, as part of the Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022. The proposed activities will involve men to challenge the underlying social, economic and political conditions, as well as historical and cultural factors that allow violence, supportive attitudes and behaviours to thrive. Applications close Tuesday, 24th September. Find out more and apply.

The Department is also inviting applications for funding from organisations to develop and deliver innovative and community-led primary prevention activities that challenge violence-supportive attitudes and behaviours. Priority cohorts for this grant opportunity include:children and young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, women with disabilities, women living in rural and remote communities, culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and people with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status. Applications close Wednesday, 9th October. Find out more and apply.

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