Consent education: Morrison government pledges extra $189m for women and girl's safety

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated March 6 2022 - 9:29am, first published 12:00am
Women's Safety Minister senator Anne Ruston. Picture: Keegan Carroll

A new $32 million campaign to inform Australian children over 12 years of age and their parents about consent and respectful relationships features is coming in this month's federal budget as part of measures to improve the safety of women and girls.


Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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