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NEWS: URGENT NEED FOR FUNDING AS WAIT LIST GROWS



The Australian, alongside a number of other high-profile national news outlets, puts a spotlight on StandbyU Foundation and the gap between evidence and real action from Federal and State Governments.


"A smart watch designed to help victims of domestic violence stay safe has a wait list of more than 100, but no money to build or run the devices.


The Federal Government commissioned a 12-month trial of the product, but no significant money had been given to the charity, making it harder to fund the technology and help those in need with the waitlist growing.


The StandbyU Foundation receives about 20 to 30 new inquiries each week, and there are currently about 125 women and children who have not yet been able to obtain one."


Read the full article here.


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