I move that on the next sitting day, this House:
- Notes one in three Australian women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15, with one woman a week being killed by an intimate partner in Australia.
- Acknowledges paid domestic violence leave is vital to providing both the financial and job security needed to aid survivors in leaving abusive relationships.
- Commends the work of the We Won't Wait campaign operated by Australian Services Union in campaigning for 10 days of paid domestic violence leave to be a universal right for all workers.
- Commends Local Government NSW and its President, Linda Scott, for delivering family and domestic violence leave for 45,000 local government workers.
- Calls on the Government to support the We Won't Wait campaign and for 10 days paid domestic violence leave to be included in the National Employment Standards.
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