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Notice of Motion - Need for a Women's Shelter in Wollondilly

21st March, 2024.

That this House: (1) There is an urgent need to fund a women's shelter in Wollondilly, evidenced by the fact that Macarthur Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service receives the highest referrals in all of New South Wales from police for domestic violence incidents they attend every month.

(2) Wollondilly Shire Council has pledged support and will look at available locations.

(3) Calls on the Government to provide funding for planning with a view to having a functioning women's shelter operational in collaboration with Wollondilly Shire Council.