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22 06, 2012

Advocating for Inclusion of DV as Ground of Discrimination

By |2020-06-17T11:28:01+10:00June 22nd, 2012|AWAVA News, Legal & Justice, Submissions|Comments Off on Advocating for Inclusion of DV as Ground of Discrimination

AWAVA joined several of our Advisory Group member organisations in writing to the Attorney-General on 21 June in support of including domestic violence as a ground of discrimination in the consolidated Commonwealth Anti-Discrimination Laws. In January 2012, AWAVA formally endorsed and supported the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse (ADFVC) submission to the Attorney-General's Department. [...]

1 02, 2012

Domestic Violence as a Ground of Discrimination

By |2018-02-01T07:30:43+10:00February 1st, 2012|Legal & Justice, Submissions|Comments Off on Domestic Violence as a Ground of Discrimination

AWAVA endorsed the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse (ADFVC) submission on the consolidation of the anti-discrimination laws on 1 February 2012. AWAVA strongly advocates for an express protection to be included in the consolidated Act for women who encounter discrimination in the workplace, or in securing accommodation or services, as a consequence of experiencing, [...]

30 01, 2012

2012-2013 Pre Budget Submission: Focusing on, and investing in, addressing VAW

By |2018-02-01T07:31:18+10:00January 30th, 2012|AWAVA News, Submissions|Comments Off on 2012-2013 Pre Budget Submission: Focusing on, and investing in, addressing VAW

AWAVA submitted two Pre Budget Submissions to Treasury, one in collaboration with the Equality Rights Alliance; both emphasised strengthening the focus and investment in addressing violence against women.  AWAVA was disappointed that the 2012-13 budget announcements and Women’s Statement included no new commitments. Although AWAVA is very supportive of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women [...]

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