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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  

6 03, 2019

AWAVA response to ‘Our Investment in Women’s Safety’ package

By |March 6th, 2019|Media Release|0 Comments

6 March 2019 The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) welcomes the substantial investment in this package and looks forward to working on the detailed implementation. We are particularly pleased to see the strong investment in primary prevention and recognition that this work needs to be done with communities in their diversity. As we move [...]

27 02, 2019

Submission to National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces

By |February 27th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission to the National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces. Download our submission here  

15 02, 2019

Submission in response to the public consultation on the review of early release of superannuation benefits

By |February 15th, 2019|2019, Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission in response to the public consultation on the review of early release of superannuation benefits. Download our submission here