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12 10, 2017

ERA & AWAVA Letter re: A Gender Responsive National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

By |2017-11-10T11:54:16+10:00October 12th, 2017|Submissions|Comments Off on ERA & AWAVA Letter re: A Gender Responsive National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

Equality Rights Alliance (ERA) and AWAVA has prepared a joint letter to all Federal, State and Territory Treasurers and Ministers for Housing, Women and the Prevention of Family Violence to put forward our vision for a gender responsive National Housing and Homelessness Agreement. With negotiations underway between the States, Territories and Federal Government on a new [...]

12 10, 2017

Senate Inquiry on Delivery of National Outcome 4 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children

By |2017-10-27T16:19:42+10:00October 12th, 2017|Submissions|Comments Off on Senate Inquiry on Delivery of National Outcome 4 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children

AWAVA has made a submission to the Senate Inquiry on Delivery of National Outcome 4 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children.   Download the submission here   

12 10, 2017

Submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on Visa Simplification

By |2017-10-27T16:17:41+10:00October 12th, 2017|Submissions|Comments Off on Submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on Visa Simplification

AWAVA has made a submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection in response to the public consultation on visa simplification.   Our submission aims to answer the consultation question of needed considerations when simplifying the visa system namely retaining, improving and extending family violence provisions. We aim to provide an analysis of the [...]

20 07, 2017

Submission on the proposed civil penalties regime for non-consensual sharing of intimate images

By |2020-06-17T11:29:39+10:00July 20th, 2017|Submissions|Comments Off on Submission on the proposed civil penalties regime for non-consensual sharing of intimate images

We welcome the opportunity to make a submission submission as part of the Commonwealth’s consultation on a new civil penalties regime for the non-consensual sharing of intimate images, and related matters. AWAVA supports moves to criminalise the non-consensual sharing of intimate images in Commonwealth law. As we have previously stated in our submission to the 2016 Senate [...]

9 06, 2017

Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into a better family law system to support and protect those affected by family violence

By |2018-03-15T13:01:48+10:00June 9th, 2017|2017|Comments Off on Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into a better family law system to support and protect those affected by family violence

AWAVA made a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into a better family law system to support and protect those affected by family violence.   Download the submission here to read more about our recommendations   

20 03, 2017

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017

By |2018-03-15T13:02:47+10:00March 20th, 2017|2017, Submissions|Comments Off on Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017

Our view on cuts to social spending across areas from income support to legal and homeless services. Read our recent submission. Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017 Download the submission here   As reference read earlier joint submission here.

13 02, 2017

Submission in response to the exposure draft of the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and other Measures) Bill 2017 (Cth) and corresponding Public Consultation Paper. 3 Feb 2017

By |2018-02-01T11:41:04+10:00February 13th, 2017|2017, Submissions|Comments Off on Submission in response to the exposure draft of the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and other Measures) Bill 2017 (Cth) and corresponding Public Consultation Paper. 3 Feb 2017

AWAVA supports the intention of the draft Bill to strengthen the Family Law Act, and particularly the intention of enabling family law systems to better respond to and offer protection to victims/survivors of domestic, family and sexual violence. We agree there is value in the expansion of state and territory family law jurisdictions to enable [...]

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