$25 million to tackle extremism

May 4, 2015 by J-Wire
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Young role models will form the core of a plan conceived by the Victorian Government to combat extremism and anti-Semitism.

Daniel Andrews

Daniel Andrews

The money has been budgeted to be spent over a four-year period  according to Premier Daniel Andrews,

The plan calls for peer groups to deal with vulnerable youth who may have become unaffiliated from their families and/or their religion and cultural backgrounds.

The plan has been welcomed by Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The federal government has granted $30 million to deal with extremism.

The taskforce will be led by Education Minister James Merlino.

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