From 3 July, the Australian Government will boost the financial assistance available to temporary visa holders experiencing family and domestic violence from the current $3000 to $5000. The Government has committed $4.4 million over two years for the increase which is expected to assist up to 2000 people nationally. The funding is in addition to the $38.2 million committed to extend the Temporary Visa Holders Experiencing Violence Pilot and Escaping Violence Payment trial to 31 January 2025.

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