|Women exploited by controversial rehabilitation centre, family violence expected to spike in post-COVID Christmas, reports and more.||17 December 2020|
|“Activism against violence against Indigenous women is every damn day” writes Marlene Longbottom, systemic failing in police handling of DFV and more.||8 December 2020|
|Family and Federal Court merger risks the lives of women and children, women with disability being turned away from DFV services, webinars and more.||1 December 2020|
|A mass imprisonment crisis of women in Australia is growing, changes to responsible lending laws risk more financial abuse, reports and more.||17 November 2020|
|Celebrating NAIDOC Week, trans people subjected to sexual assault by health professionals, calls for research and more.||10 November 2020|
|Claims of state mismanagement of violence prevention program in West Kimberley, new men’s behaviour change program for SA, reports and more.||3 November 2020|
|Survey highlights young men’s alarming attitudes towards violence, Aged Care Royal Commission hears shocking rates of sexual abuse, surveys and more.||27 October 2020|
| Family violence workers burnt out in midst of pandemic, abusers in the ranks of Australian police forces, resources and more.
||21 October 2020|
| Calls for structural changes to budget, concerns over new English test for partner visas, webinars and more.
||14 October 2020|
| Budget fails women trying to escape violence, new report on online abuse and young women, resources and more.
||8 October 2020|
| Vital report on family violence and temporary visa holders during COVID-19, QLD police under scrutiny for sexist ad campaign, resources and more.
||29 September 2020|
| COVID-19 recession is ‘trapping’ women in violent households, calls for voices of criminalised women to be centred, webinars and more.
||22 September 2020|
| Welfare campaigners warn poverty looms for 1.1 million children as COVID supplement cut, first Gender Equality Commissioner for VIC and more.
||10 September 2020|
| Extensive new report on sexual violence in Australia, advocates call for VIC gag laws to be repealed, resources, webinars and more.
||3 September 2020|
| Women’s Safety Ministers meeting does not bring new actions on DFV, advocates urge to apply a gender lens to COVID recovery, research and more.
||27 August 2020|
| Increased access to hospitals for women on temporary visas in NSW, police mistake leads to loss of victim/survivors’ info in WA, webinars and more.
||13 August 2020|
| Barriers for migrant and refugee women experiencing violence, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healing programs study, resources and more.
||6 August 2020|
| New Closing the Gap targets, third anniversary of the report into Sexual Assault and Harassment on Australian University Campuses and more.
||30 July 2020|
| Calls for Federal Government to deliver on Superannuation scheme for women after separation, LGBTI family violence forum, resources and more.
||23 July 2020|
| New data shows 1 in 10 Australian women have experienced DFV during COVID-19 pandemic, proposed telehealth changes cause concern, research and more.
||16 July 2020|
| Dr Merrindahl Andrew leaves AWAVA, new DFV funding for LGBTQI community, surveys, resources and more.
||9 July 2020|
| Aboriginal Domestic & Family Violence specialists plea for urgent action, new DFV laws in WA, resources, reports and more.
||2 July 2020|
| News laws for victims/survivors of sexual assault in NT, advocacy on Victims Support Scheme in NSW, reports and more.
||25 June 2020|
| Family Law bill introduced, police violence against women, resources, webinars and more.
||18 June 2020|
| New parliamentary inquiry into domestic violence to probe national failures, solidarity with Black lives matter movement, resources and more.
||4 June 2020|
| $21 million boost for NSW domestic violence services, AbSec to lose half its funding, research reports and more.
||28 May 2020|
| Domestic violence inquiry ends with no hearings or recommendations, new family violence awareness campaigns amidst COVID-19, webinars and more.
||21 May 2020|
| COVID-19 impacts on women’s safety only beginning, new research agenda on financial abuse, surveys and more.
||14 May 2020|
| More support needed for temporary migrants facing family violence, research project for frontline workers, webinars and more.
||7 May 2020|
| Family court to triage family violence matters within 72 hours, advice on Covidsafe app for survivors, resources and more.
||1 May 2020|
| Coroner refers death in custody of Aboriginal woman Tanya Day for possible prosecution, shared custody in the time of coronavirus, surveys and more.
||24 April 2020|
| WESNET Safe Phones program receives welcome funding reprieve, fears for refugee and migrant women during COVID-19, resources and more.
||9 April 2020|
| $150 million funding to address domestic and family violence amidst COVID-19, what COVID-19 lockdowns mean for sex workers, COVID-19 resources and more.
||2 April 2020|
|Calls for Federal Government support for women subjected to violence amongst COVID-19, new disability support toolkit, resources, webinars and more.
||26 March 2020|
|Warnings of increased violence against women during pandemic, assisting victims/survivors remotely, calls to abandon Family Law Inquiry, and more.||20 March 2020|
|Government criticised for ignoring expert advice on family violence, workplace sexual harassment, temporary migration & violence, scholarships & more.||12 March 2020|
|Special meeting of Women’s Safety Ministers, new website for women and girls with disability, research, events and more!||6 March 2020|
|Victims/survivor’s struggle for safety post-separation, calls for domestic violence deaths data transparency, research, reports and more.||27 February 2020|
|Media guidelines for reporting violence against women, cashless debit card fails to reduce family violence, resources, events and more.||20 February 2020|
|Ochre Ribbon Week, NT debates court changes for victim/survivors, reports, events and more!||13 February 2020|
|Fiji announces National Action Plan to prevent gender-based violence, free dental care for women experiencing violence, events, resources and more!||6 February 2020|
|Police attitudes towards sexual assault revealed, poverty and disability preventing women from leaving violence, relief resources, surveys and more!||30 January 2020|
|Bushfire Crisis and Climate Emergency, Extensive relief resources listed, Black Deaths in Custody, Reproductive Abuse and more.||23 January 2020|