Women's Health Victoria welcomes renewed funding for women's health services in the Victorian State Budget 2024-25

Women's Health Victoria
Published: 08 May 2024

Women’s Health Victoria welcomes the announcement made on Tuesday in the 2024-25 Victorian State Budget of renewed funding to provide preventative health promotion and education to Victorian women, as well as a range of other important funding commitments for women’s health.

The renewed funding for the 12 Victorian Women’s Health Services (WHS), including Women’s Health Victoria, will provide $18.3 million of sustained funding over the next two years ensuring that our collective work and impact in gendered health promotion, primary prevention and gender equity can continue.

Judith Ridgeway, Interim CEO of Women’s Health Victoria, said, “In this tight fiscal environment, the confirmation of renewed funding acknowledges the significant value of the work of Women’s Health Victoria, and all the Women’s Health Services, in improving the health and wellbeing outcomes of Victorian women. Additionally, we know that the collective impact of our work also fosters more inclusive communities, reduces cost pressures on the health care system, and improves workforce participation. Investment in the WHS is an investment in the whole of Victoria.”  ...


Women's Health Victoria (2024) Women’s Health Victoria welcomes renewed funding for women’s health services in the Victorian State Budget 2024-25. Women's Health Victoria Media Release (May 8) 

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