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15 06, 2018

2018 CEDAW Shadow Report – Violence Against Women

By |June 15th, 2018|2018|0 Comments

AWAVA with contributions from National Family Violence Prevention Legal Services Forum, Harmony Alliance and Refugee Council of Australia has made a submission to the 70th session of the United Nations Conventions on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).   The shadow report looks at the issues of violence against women.   Download [...]

12 06, 2018

Investing to end violence against women

By |June 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

[Excerpt from AWAVA's Budget Analysis 2018-19]   In terms of balancing revenue and spending measures, we believe that with an appropriate level of commitment there is scope to substantially increase funding under the National Plan. The Australian Government could recalibrate its funding to anti-terror and national security measures, in line with the huge disparity between [...]

12 06, 2018

Addressing Financial Abuse Booklet

By |June 12th, 2018|Best Practice Resources|0 Comments

The Commonwealth Bank and Domestic Violence NSW have launched Addressing Financial Abuse, a booklet for domestic and family violence support workers to help affected people establish financial independence as a key step in leaving abusive relationships.   The booklet provides guidance on the simple steps that can be taken to promote financial independence , such [...]

8 06, 2018

AWAVA’s 2018-19 Federal Budget Analysis

By |June 8th, 2018|Media Release, Research & Reports|0 Comments

We have completed our analysis of how the 2018-19 Federal Budget addresses violence against women. While there is some good news in the Budget, other areas need significant improvement. Download our full analysis:    Have a look at our video summary here:  

22 05, 2018

Submission in response to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Review of the Family Law System Issues Paper

By |May 22nd, 2018|2018|0 Comments

AWAVA, along with National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance (NATSIWA) and Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change, has made a joint submission in response to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Review of the Family Law System Issues Paper.   Download our submission here  

1 05, 2018

Survey: Consulting on the Fourth Action Plan

By |May 1st, 2018|Get Involved|0 Comments

The National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children 2010-2022 (National Plan) is a major policy framework that has the potential to help achieve gender equality and end violence against women. The National Plan acts as the primary Australian policy on reducing sexual assault and domestic and family violence. The National Plan has [...]

30 04, 2018

Women’s Refuges as Part of Feminism: A View from a Different Angle

By |April 30th, 2018|Research & Reports|0 Comments

AWAVA was one of the sponsor partners for the March 2018 issues of the Parity Magazine titled The Future of Women's Refugees.   Dr Merrindahl Andrew, AWAVA's Program Manager is writing on women's refuges as part of feminism: While refuges are clearly part of the homelessness services sector, [...] what is sometimes less clear in [...]

15 03, 2018

Gender lens to cyberbullying

By |March 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

  On Friday 16 March 2018, Australian schools will stand united in their communities to celebrate the eighth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. The National Day is a positive day of action, bringing school communities together to help find workable solutions that address bullying and violence. While there has been a lot [...]

20 02, 2018

Submission on review of the early release of superannuation benefits

By |February 20th, 2018|Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission to the Treasury on the early release of superannuation benefits.   This submission has been endorsed by Equality Rights Alliance and economicSecurity4Women.   Download our submission here  

9 02, 2018

Submission in response to the public consultation on the Family Law Amendment (Parent Management Hearings) Bill 2017

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

AWAVA has made a submission in response to the public consultation on the Family Law Amendment (Parent Management Hearings) Bill 2017.   Download our submission here