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Yearly Archives: 2016

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16 11, 2016

AWAVA welcomes Third Action Plan

By |November 16th, 2016|Announcement, AWAVA News, Media Release|0 Comments

AWAVA welcomes Third Action Plan, calls for better homelessness service funding 3 November 2016 AWAVA welcomes the publication of the Third Action Plan under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children. We are pleased to see that the Action Plan recognises the role of specialist women’s services in our national response [...]

4 10, 2016

Post Conference Report

By |October 4th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

AWAVA's Program Manager, Merrindahl Andrew  delivered  her speech during the closing day of the Prevalent and Preventable Violence against Women conference which was held in Adelaide from 19 to 22 of September 2016.     I want to address a question that’s been raised several times in the conference, which is how to build on the [...]

4 05, 2016

Violence against women: the 2016-17 Budget evades the hard challenges

By |May 4th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) has expressed serious concern about the national commitment to supporting women and children facing violence. AWAVA welcomed the small additional commitment to implementing the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children ($33 million in 2016-17), as we welcomed the Women’s Safety Package last year. However, [...]

26 04, 2016

Response to the Victorian Royal Commission on Family Violence

By |April 26th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

21 April 2016 AWAVA welcomes the report of the Victorian Royal Commission on Family Violence and the Victorian Government’s response The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) welcomes the report of the Victorian Royal Commission on Family Violence. We applaud the Victorian Government for its constructive response in accepting all 227 recommendations and taking up [...]