National Talkblack 011020

National Talkblack 011020

We had:

Jacqui Watt, CEO of No to Violence discussing how a boost in pandemic family violence funding is welcomed to keep people safe. Based on data collected by Victorian Police, the Crime Statistics Agency reports family related incidents increased 6.7% in the last 12 months to the highest on record, 88,214 incidents. The rate of family incidents recorded increased by 5.0% to 1,315.4 incidents per 100,000 population.

Joanne Houghton, Local Business Owner/Manager of Creative Consulting talking about how today marks Indigenous Business Month. Joannes business Creative Consulting provides NDIS services, among other things, to Cairns and the region. See more about her business here:

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