ACT has lowest approval rate for govt program helping domestic violence victims

Natalie Vikhrov
Updated January 19 2024 - 11:01pm, first published January 18 2024 - 2:19pm

Less than a third of people who try to access a federal support program for domestic violence receive financial help in the ACT, the lowest rate of any jurisdiction in the country, according to data released by the government.

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Natalie Vikhrov

Natalie Vikhrov

Federal politics and public service reporter

Natalie Vikhrov reports on federal politics and public service for The Canberra Times. Prior to this, she spent several years covering human rights in Eastern Europe, including Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Get in touch via

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