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15 09, 2017

Submission to the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2017—Public Consultation on Cross-examination Amendment

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AWAVA made a submission to the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2017—Public Consultation on Cross-examination Amendment.   Download PDF here Download Word document here

15 09, 2017

Weekly Round-Up 15 September: CSW62 Survey and More!

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15 09, 2017

Submission into the Labor Party’s National Conversation on Gender Equity 

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AWAVA made a submission into the Labor Party's National Conversation on Gender Equity. Download PDF here Download Word document here

8 09, 2017

Weekly Round-Up 8 September

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1 09, 2017

Weekly Round-Up 1 September

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25 08, 2017

Weekly Round Up 25 August 2017

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AWAVA is saddened by the passing of Fiona Richardson, Victoria’s Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence. Ms Richardson was a strong advocate for victims and survivors of domestic and family violence, and had a significant role in the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence. Our thoughts are with Ms Richardson’s family and friends. Vale Fiona [...]

18 08, 2017

Weekly Round Up 18 August 2017

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The Commonwealth Government has announced that it will hold a postal plebiscite on marriage equality, instead of voting in parliament. Starting on 12 September, ballots will be sent out to all people on the electoral roll to ask whether they support marriage equality. The results of the plebiscite, due to be released on 25 November, [...]

14 08, 2017

April – June 2017 Quarterly Update

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QUARTERLY UPDATE April – June 2017 Welcome to AWAVA’s mid-year update. It’s hard to believe but we’re already closer to the end of the year than the beginning! For the last three years, our advocacy efforts have been focussed on three main portfolios of work that relate to ending violence against women and children, which [...]

10 08, 2017

Weekly Round Up 10 August 2017

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Welcome to the latest edition of AWAVA’s weekly round-up. AWAVA has produced a shortbrochure to promote the unique role of specialist women’s services in ending violence against women, which is based on research we conducted last year for our policy brief on specialist women’s services. The brochure showcases the guiding good-practice principles of specialist women’s services that [...]

10 08, 2017

Brochure: The Unique Role of Specialist Women’s Services in Ending Violence against Women

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With a variety of different organisations in Australia providing services to survivors / victims of violence, it is important to recognise the proven efficacy of the established specialist women’s services sector. These services are at the forefront of ending violence against women. The impact and effectiveness of these specialist services is underpinned by a set [...]