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17 05, 2013

Media Release: Stronger, Smarter, Fairer…? Review of 2013-14 Federal Budget

By |May 17th, 2013|AWAVA News, Media Release|Comments Off on Media Release: Stronger, Smarter, Fairer…? Review of 2013-14 Federal Budget

AWAVA comments on the 2013-14 Federal Budget announcements: Julie Oberin, Chair of AWAVA, comments "An ongoing budgetary commitment, clearly linked to the National Plan implementation, across the entire plan and its lifetime, is fundamental each year.  This needs to be commensurate with the scale of the issue.  The announcements in the 2013-14 budget for the [...]

17 05, 2013

Budget Review 2013-14: Stronger, Smarter, Fairer…?

By |May 17th, 2013|AWAVA News, In Focus, National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Budget Review 2013-14: Stronger, Smarter, Fairer…?

The budget announcements under personal safety of women and children (National Plan) for 2013-14 include $44 million: $5.2 million over 5 years for the establishment and operation of the Foundation to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children $7.6 million over 3 years to continue and extend DV-Alert training program $28.5 million to June 2017 to [...]

13 05, 2013

White Ribbon International Conference: Global to Local: Preventing Men’s Violence against Women – Research, Policy and Practice in Once Space, Sydney

By |May 13th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on White Ribbon International Conference: Global to Local: Preventing Men’s Violence against Women – Research, Policy and Practice in Once Space, Sydney

White Ribbon Australia's inaugural international conference Global to Local: Preventing Men’s Violence against Women – Research, Policy and Practice in Once Space is on 13-15 May 2013, in Sydney.  For more information please visit www.whiteribbon.org.au/globaltolocal. Early bird discounts are available until 21 March 2013.  

10 05, 2013

First Progress Report on National Plan

By |May 10th, 2013|AWAVA News, In Focus, National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, News|Comments Off on First Progress Report on National Plan

The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) have announced the online publication of the first Progress Report to the Council of Australian Governments on the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022. Comments from FaHCSIA: “This report is the first in a series of progress reports to [...]

2 05, 2013

A practical workshop – Family law: Supporting your client

By |May 2nd, 2013|Events|Comments Off on A practical workshop – Family law: Supporting your client

A practical workshop – 2 May 2013 “What can my client expect to happen in the Family Law Courts?” “What does the law say regarding arrangements for the children when there are allegations of violence and/or abuse”? Women’s Legal Service Victoria are running a practical workshop on supporting clients through the family law process. This workshop [...]

28 04, 2013

Stand Up! Eliminating All Forms of Violence Against CALD Women – National Conference

By |April 28th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on Stand Up! Eliminating All Forms of Violence Against CALD Women – National Conference

The Australian Migrant & Refugee Women’s Alliance (AMaRWA) is hosting the first national conference on the elimination of all forms of violence against culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) women, Stand Up!, in Canberra, 28-30 April 2013. This national conference, will bring together for the first time experts from various fields to discuss, debate and make [...]

24 04, 2013

Use of Medicare Funding for Sex Selective Abortions

By |April 24th, 2013|Submissions|Comments Off on Use of Medicare Funding for Sex Selective Abortions

AWAVA’s submission to the Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Funding for Certain Types of Abortion) Bill 2013, on Medicare Funding for Sex Selective Abortions was forwarded to the Senate Inquiry Committee in April 2013.  AWAVA's submission is endorsed by the Equality Rights Alliance.   Read the submission here:  

22 04, 2013

Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia

By |April 22nd, 2013|Submissions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia

AWAVA's response to the Senate Inquiry on Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia, submitted in April 2013, formally endorsed the extremely comprehensive submission from AWAVA’s member organisation, Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA)'s ‘Dehumanised: The Forced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia’.   Read both here: AWAVA Senate [...]

16 04, 2013

Family Violence Hurts Kids Too: Providing support to children affected by domestic and family violence

By |April 16th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on Family Violence Hurts Kids Too: Providing support to children affected by domestic and family violence

Family Violence Hurts Kids Too: Providing support to children affected by domestic and family violence Tuesday 16, Wednesday17 and Wednesday 24 April 2013 - Melbourne CBD A three-day training program providing practitioners with the knowledge and skills to support and provide information to children and young people who have experienced family violence and to strengthen [...]

16 04, 2013

WIRE’s Understanding Financial Abuse in the context of Family Violence

By |April 16th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on WIRE’s Understanding Financial Abuse in the context of Family Violence

16 April:Due to overwhelming demand WIRE in Victoria present another session of Understanding Financial Abuse in the context of Family Violence.  Click on link for more information