Broadcast: 10 July 2020
The second lockdown in Victoria is leaving a lot of issues exposed in terms of equity.
While the Victorian government under Daniel Andrews is in close contact with multicultural leaders to contain and lower the new cases of COVID-19, migrant and refugee women are not on the table in the decision-making response, leaving a gap of resources and information for them.
Migrant and refugee women have a particular set of needs apart from multilingual services they need to access during the crisis. But it is important for them to have a voice so resources can go to this particular sector of the community.