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18 01, 2019

Weekly Round-Up 2018 Archive

By |January 18th, 2019|Weekly Round-Up Archives|0 Comments

"Path to Nowhere" report on women on temp visas experiencing violence, sex ed needs to evolve to keep up with trends like sexting, surveys, and more! 21 December 2018 Take AWAVA's Primary Prevention Survey, higher rates of DFV expected during summer, new DFV legal provisions in NZ, workshops, surveys, and more! 7 December 2018 Harmful [...]

16 01, 2019

AWAVA’s 2018 Wrap-Up

By |January 16th, 2019|In Focus|0 Comments

  In 2018 some important steps were taken to prevent and respond to violence against women in Australia. Here are some of the biggest stories…   National Plan (Fourth Action Plan) The National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children (2010-2022) is the major Australian policy framework for efforts to end [...]

15 01, 2019

Report on Outcomes from the National Women’s Alliances and Disabled People’s Organisations Australia Workshop

By |January 15th, 2019|Research & Reports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In October 2018, AWAVA, alongside the other National Women's Alliances and Disabled People's Organisations, participated in a one-day workshop hosted by Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA). You can find out more about the outcomes of the workshop in this report:

21 12, 2018

Intervention of child protection services in cases where children are living with domestic and family violence

By |December 21st, 2018|Research & Reports|0 Comments

In 2018, AWAVA hosted an intern, Tatiana Zhdanova, from the Australian National Internship Program. Drawing on expert interviews with women's legal and court advocacy services, Tatiana prepared a report on common patterns and outcomes for children and their parents in cases where children are exposed to domestic and family violence. The report also proposes recommendations [...]

11 12, 2018

Path to Nowhere Report: Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence and their Children

By |December 11th, 2018|Research & Reports|0 Comments

The National Advocacy Group on Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence has released the report "Path to Nowhere". The report draws from data collected by an online survey which was developed for service providers to submit data on women with worked with or who sought assistance from them during the month of August 2018.   [...]

7 12, 2018

Primary Prevention Survey

By |December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AWAVA's Primary Prevention Survey has closed. Thank you to everyone who responded. We are now analysing the results and expect to release a report by the end of May.     AWAVA is conducting a survey of primary prevention activities across Australia. This survey is led by AWAVA’s Violence Prevention Working Group. Click here to [...]

16 11, 2018

Submission to the inquiry into the Family Court restructure

By |November 16th, 2018|2018, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission to the Inquiry into the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provision) Bill 2018 and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2018. Download our submission here  

16 11, 2018

Submission in response to the ALRC Discussion Paper Review of the Family Law System

By |November 16th, 2018|2018, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission in response to the ALRC Discussion Paper Review of the Family Law System. Download our submission here  

9 11, 2018

Submission on the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030

By |November 9th, 2018|2018, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA's made a submission to the Australian Government Department of Health on the development of the National Women's Health Strategy 2020-2030. Download our submission here  

9 10, 2018

Mapping Domestic Priorities and International Commitments

By |October 9th, 2018|Research & Reports|0 Comments

This document outlines AWAVA’s domestic advocacy priorities against international frameworks and commitments on gender equality and women’s rights. AWAVA Advocacy Priorities Australian governments must fund and support effective, accessible and competent services for the diverse groups of women subjected to different forms of violence. Women's and children's safety must be placed at the centre of [...]