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19 08, 2022

Submission to the Fair Work Amendment (Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2022 inquiry

By |2022-08-31T12:18:06+10:00August 19th, 2022|Submissions|Comments Off on Submission to the Fair Work Amendment (Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2022 inquiry

In this submission, AWAVA and WESNET support the proposed amendments to the Fair Work Act as an important component of supporting women and children escaping domestic and family violence. Download the report:

17 05, 2022

Call to improve support for women on temporary visas experiencing violence

By |2022-05-17T15:17:36+10:00May 17th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Call to improve support for women on temporary visas experiencing violence

As part of the National Advocacy Group on Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence, AWAVA has joined over 60 state and national peak bodies, service providers, researchers and other organisations across Australia to call for increased action to ensure that all women experiencing violence in Australia are able to access the help they and their [...]

24 03, 2022

Improvements in student safety but strong leadership needed

By |2022-03-24T10:21:43+11:00March 24th, 2022|2022, Media Release|Comments Off on Improvements in student safety but strong leadership needed

24 March 2022   Today’s release of the National Student Safety Survey (NSSS) 2021 findings shows a slight improvement in student safety between 2016 and 2021. One in 5 students said they had experienced sexual harassment since commencing studies in 2016, compared to 1 in 6 in 2021. The rate of sexual assault dropped from [...]

29 11, 2021

Submission to the review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

By |2022-08-31T12:10:08+10:00November 29th, 2021|2021, Submissions|Comments Off on Submission to the review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

In this submission, AWAVA and WESNET support the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 as an important vehicle to progress gender equality and, in turn, reduce violence against women and their children. Opportunities exist, however, to modernise the Act, particularly to acknowledge and respond to domestic and family violence as a workplace issue. Download the report: [...]

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