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18 10, 2017

Quarterly Update: July –September 2017

By |October 18th, 2017|Quarterly Update|0 Comments

Welcome to the third AWAVA update for this year. Thank-you for your interest and support for our work! From the 2017-2018 financial year, we are entering into a new set of advocacy priority areas. For the next three years we plan to be focusing on: Strategic engagement and representation Enhance equal access to justice and [...]

13 10, 2017

International Day of the Girl and more!

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12 10, 2017

ERA & AWAVA Letter to State and Territory Governments re: A Gender Responsive National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

By |October 12th, 2017|2017, Submissions|0 Comments

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 [...]

12 10, 2017

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

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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 full submission here (PDF). Download full submission here (WORD).

12 10, 2017

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

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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 current [...]

12 10, 2017

AWAVA & ERA Submission to the Productivity Commission Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services Draft Report

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AWAVA & Equality Rights Alliance (ERA) has made a joint Submission in response to the Productivity Commission's Draft Report on Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services. Download the pdf version of the submission here. For Word version click here.

29 09, 2017

Media awards, violence prevention in the Pacific and more!

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15 09, 2017

NSW tenancy laws, smart homes, restorative justice and more!

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15 09, 2017

Submission to the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2017—Public Consultation on Cross-examination Amendment

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AWAVA made a submission to the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2017—Public Consultation on Cross-examination Amendment.   Download PDF here Download Word document here

15 09, 2017

Weekly Round-Up 15 September: CSW62 Survey and More!

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