Something of a quiet week in the news this week when it comes to reporting on violence against women – so only a brief round-up this week. Remember, if there is something you want to share or promote through the AWAVA website, email us  – we read all your emails and will consider all of your suggestions for inclusion.

Be sure to take some time to check out all the upcoming events in the sector  – there is a lot coming up in the very near future!

Around the Nation

Upcoming Events

This Month

  • National Rural Women’s Conference 2013 call for abstracts closes today, 6 July
  • Launch of NUS Safe Events Respectful Clubs and Societies program, in Canberra 10 July  – find out more
  • The Equality Rights Alliance will be conducting FREE Federal Budget training in Alice Springs 23rd July – click  here to learn more and register now!!


  • Take action on Peace Day 21 September, and become part of the largest gathering of people in the name of Peace and non violence. Watch the youtube clip here


  • The No To Violence conference in November 2012
  • Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference in Melbourne, November 2012
  • The 7th Womens Health Conference will be held in Sydney in 2013
  • Australian Women’s Coalition is calling young women between 18 – 30 years who live, study or work in Auburn, Bankstown, Liverpool or Coffs Harbour NSW, or in Canberra, ACT to be a part of SHOUT!  A series of three free workshops will run in each location, complemented by an online network of support and skills-sharing and a local network of participants and AWC member organisations. The workshops will culminate in community events on Harmony Day next year, 21 March 2013. Find out more here