Anti-violence funding for Robinvale co-op

MURRAY Valley Aboriginal Co-operative in Robinvale will share in $2.7 million over two years as part of the Preventing the Cycle of Violence Aboriginal Fund.

The first-time funding will support the delivery of community designed initiatives such as resilience camps, returning to ­country, men’s gatherings, awareness campaigns and messaging through sport.

“We are investing in Aboriginal-led community groups and services because we know they are best placed to respond tot he needs of Aboriginal people in addressing this vital issue,” Victorian Minister for ­Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings said.

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