AWAVA made a submission on the development of the 2016-17 Budget.


While The Australian Government’s policies have supported valuable work on the prevention of violence against women and have promoted a better understanding of the attitudes that enable violence and undermine safety, the services that deal directly with women living in situations of violence continue to struggle to meet rising demand. Funding for these services is the most critical gap in the Government’s otherwise positive approach to preventing and responding to violence  against women.


Download our full submission here