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18 04, 2019

AWAVA Election Priorities 2019

By |April 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

AWAVA recommends that, in working to end violence against women, all parties: Commit to co-designing policies and programs with the women’s services sector and community-led organisations Work with peaks, AWAVA and other representative bodies who are experts in the field Test proposals in conversation with the sector before deciding on them Avoid poorly-designed and ineffective [...]

15 04, 2019

AWAVA’s analysis of the 2019-2020 Federal Budget

By |April 15th, 2019|Media Release, Research & Reports|0 Comments

Budget measures to address violence against women and their children AWAVA has completed the analysis how the 2019-2020 Federal Budget's measure contribute to addressing violence against women and their children. You can download the full text here  

15 04, 2019

$10 million for ‘Specialised Family Violence Services’: why are women’s safety advocates so concerned about it?

By |April 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Women’s safety advocates last week raised serious concerns about the Commonwealth’s grants program for ‘Specialised Family Violence Services’. This blog post recounts how the issue has progressed, outlines AWAVA’s concerns, and explains how this case exemplifies why the specialist women’s services sector needs to be involved in a process of co-design before grants go out [...]

29 03, 2019

Submission on terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

By |March 29th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission to the Department of Social Services on the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. Download our submission here  

6 03, 2019

AWAVA response to ‘Our Investment in Women’s Safety’ package

By |March 6th, 2019|Media Release|0 Comments

6 March 2019 The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) welcomes the substantial investment in this package and looks forward to working on the detailed implementation. We are particularly pleased to see the strong investment in primary prevention and recognition that this work needs to be done with communities in their diversity. As we move [...]

15 02, 2019

Submission in response to the public consultation on the review of early release of superannuation benefits

By |February 15th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission in response to the public consultation on the review of early release of superannuation benefits. Download our submission here  

15 02, 2019

Submission on the Comprehensive National Review of Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

By |February 15th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission on the Comprehensive National Review of Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Download our submission here  

11 02, 2019

AWAVA statement on Government announcement of $78 million for women and children facing family violence

By |February 11th, 2019|Media Release|0 Comments

11 February 2019     An NGO Alliance working to end violence against women has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of $78 million to increase accommodation for women and children facing family violence, but has raised questions about how the funds will be delivered.   Australian Women Against Violence Alliance has also questioned whether other [...]

8 02, 2019

Submission to the Australian Government’s priority-setting for CSW63

By |February 8th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission to inform the Australian Government's priority-setting for the 63rd Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63). Download our submission here  

8 02, 2019

Pre-Budget Submission 2019-2020

By |February 8th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission on priorities for the 2019-2020 federal Budget on measures to reduce violence against women. Download our submission here