Budget 2018

Budget 2018

"We have been hearing promises of funding increases for such a long time now, it's actually hard to believe that it is going to happen," Shine’s spokeswoman Holly Carrington said. "And while a 30 per cent increase is still not nearly enough to meet the demand..it is significant and it will make a difference. It will also be a huge boost to the morale of all the very hardworking frontline family violence specialist staff across the country who have felt undervalued by our society for so long."

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“I feel good that I know if something happens, I can go to my friend’s house. I talk to mum more about what might happen if dad comes to our house.” 11-year-old KIDshine client