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27 08, 2019

Guidelines for reporting on violence against women

By |August 27th, 2019|Best Practice Resources|0 Comments

Evidence-based reporting can help audiences understand the complex issue of violence against women. The way the media reports on the issue can influence policy outcomes, inform victims/survivors' decisions about seeking support and sharing their experiences, and affect how users of violence understand their choice to use violence and whether they take steps towards positive change. [...]

22 08, 2019

Seeking a consultant to help AWAVA develop a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Framework

By |August 22nd, 2019|Get Involved|0 Comments

AWAVA is developing a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Framework (MELF) to check and reflect on our activities and the impact they are having, making adjustments where needed, to make sure that we are using our position and resources for the best impact.   We are seeking to engage a consultant to assist with developing our [...]

16 08, 2019

Urgency and the long term: Working to end violence against women as an immediate need and a decades-long challenge

By |August 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

There is an important discussion happening about violence against women: even if gender equality is necessary to end this violence, are governments being too complacent in accepting that rates of violence will not reduce until we achieve greater gender equality?   Is primary prevention being used as a cover for lack of action on keeping [...]

24 06, 2019

Efforts to end sexual assault and harassment in tertiary education – a brief timeline and key reports

By |June 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

An ongoing issue, not a new campaign.  EROC Australia has noted that “rape and sexual assault are not new problems at Australian universities” and “student activists have been urging university administrators to address the high levels of sexual violence faced by women in university communities since at least the early 1970s”. The following examples of [...]

17 05, 2019

Submission on proposed changes to Section 194K of the Evidence Act 2001 (Tas)

By |May 17th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission to the Tasmanian Department of Justice on the proposed changes to Section 194K of the Evidence Act 2001 (Tas), concerning restrictions on the publication of details in sexual offence proceedings. Download our submission here  

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  

7 03, 2019

Submission on Cashless Debit Card Trials

By |March 7th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission in response to the Senate Inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019. Download our submission here