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National and Liberal MPs who stood by as a 30-year-old award-winning domestic violence service in Tweed Heads was axed were referred to as ‘dogs’ during an angry NSW parliamentary debate on March 9.
Funding cuts to the Tweed Valley Women’s Service are expected to be debated in NSW parliament on March 9, after a petition led by federal MP Justine Elliot reached 10,000 signatures.
Katie Milne, Carool. The Tweed Valley Women's Service was a specialist service dedicated solely for the needs of women and their children. It was a well known, iconic place where women could walk in off the street to seek sanctuary and solace without having to share the space or have unwanted encounters with males who may also even be perpetrators.
Federal Parliament has been urged to pressure NSW premier Mike Baird to urgently restore full funding to the Tweed Valley Women’s Service (TVWS) which was forced to close when its contract was cancelled just before Christmas.
Services for victims of domestic violence and homelessness are still open and operating in northern NSW, despite the controversial recent axing of funding for the Tweed Valley Women’s Service (TVWS).
Women and children in the Tweed fleeing domestic violence face a bleak future in 2016 with the shock closure due to funding cuts to the Tweed Valley Women’s Service (TVWS).