AWAVA is hiring! We are looking for a casual policy officer to join our Canberra office for three to four months. The Policy Officer will provide support to the Program Manager to deliver the aims and objectives of AWAVA. On a day to day basis the Policy Officer will be responsible for drafting policy documents (including background research and consultation with AWAVA Advisory Group members), policy analysis, providing advice to the Program Manager, liaising with AWAVA members and other relevant people, and supporting the Alliance’s social media activities. To apply, follow this link!

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  • The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance, in conjunction with Our Watch, supported by Women’s Services Network, invite you to attend an international conference on violence against women. The conference will be held from 19-22 September 2016. More information here!
  • Women’s Legal Service Victoria is holding an interactive workshop to assist support workers to better understand the Family Violence Protection Act on 20 October in Melbourne. Register here.
  • The Annual Civil Society Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security is being held on 22 October 2015 in Canberra. More information and registration here!
  • The 3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters will be held in The Hague from 3 to 6 November 2015. More information here!
  • Lucy’s Project is hosting a conference on domestic violence and animal abuse from 6 – 8 November 2015, in Byron Bay. More information here!
  • Economic Security For Women (es4w) is conducting an online survey on women’s views on our economic empowerment; our ability to cope with changing conditions in the economy; our participation in paid work and our income in later life and into retirement. Complete the survey here.