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9 12, 2013

Thank you, Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

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The Australian Women against Violence Alliance thanks the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse for services rendered to our Sector. The contribution of ADFVC to our Sector has been significant. For more than a decade, the ADFVC has contributed to the knowledge base on domestic and family violence and effective responses and best practice based [...]

25 11, 2013

Message from Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

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"Violence and sexual assault against women is totally unacceptable. Sadly, statistics tell us that one in three Australian women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15, and almost one in five have experienced sexual violence. The Coalition Government understands that in order to prevent violence against women and their children, attitudes around gender [...]

25 10, 2013

Reclaim the Night: 25 October, 2013

By |October 25th, 2013|Announcement, AWAVA News, News|Comments Off on Reclaim the Night: 25 October, 2013

AWAVA and Equality Rights Alliance are standing in solidarity today, 25 October 2013, to reclaim the night. Both alliances strongly believe that safety and equality go hand in hand. AWAVA understands that gender-based violence against women is both a consequence and cause of gender inequity, which is embedded deeply within all levels of our society. Violence [...]

21 10, 2013

Job Opportunity: AWAVA Administrative Assistant

By |October 21st, 2013|Announcement, In Focus, News|Comments Off on Job Opportunity: AWAVA Administrative Assistant

AWAVA is seeking an independent, motivated, innovative, and solutions oriented administration assistant to join our team. The administration assistant will provide administrative, organisational, and communication support to the AWAVA Chair and Program Manager, AWAVA Executive and Advisory Group or AWAVA delegate and WESNET as Lead Agency, to deliver the aims and objectives of AWAVA and [...]

14 10, 2013

AWAVA Submission: Foundation to Prevent Violence Against Women and their Children

By |October 14th, 2013|AWAVA News, Submissions|Comments Off on AWAVA Submission: Foundation to Prevent Violence Against Women and their Children

On 26 July 2013, the Commonwealth Minister for the Status of Women, the Hon Julie Collins MP, and the Victorian Minister for Community Services, the Hon Mary Wooldridge, MP, announced the Foundation to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children (the Foundation). The Commonwealth and Victorian Governments have partnered to establish the Foundation, which will [...]

23 08, 2013

Farewell to Amy Blain

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It is with sadness that we inform you that Amy Blain AWAVA’s Program Manager has resigned.  Amy has been on parenting leave and has made the difficult decision to not return to AWAVA. Amy felt it was time to move on, seeking new challenges and opportunities in the preventing violence against women sector. Amy has been an [...]

30 07, 2013

Media Release: New National Foundation to Prevent Violence Against Women and their Children

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  The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) commends the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments for the establishment of the new National Foundation to Prevent Violence Against Women and their Children. As the Commonwealth funded, issue based alliance on violence against women, AWAVA believes that the $6.5 million invested in the new Foundation is evidence of [...]

25 07, 2013

Media Release: Violence against Women- Research to stop repeat offending

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The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) commends the Commonwealth Government’s investment of $3 million to support research looking at ways to prevent perpetrators of violence against women from reoffending. AWAVA welcomes the initiative to develop national outcome standards for perpetrator interventions via consultation with the Australian women’s sector. Read the full media release here

5 07, 2013

Priorities for Women – Violence Against Women Policies

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As part of AWAVA’s ‘Priorities for Women' activities, AWAVA sent letters to all major parties asking them about their policies for addressing violence against women and girls; their views of the challenges; their commitment to the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their funding commitments. We asked the following four questions (in no more than 500 [...]

28 06, 2013

Weekly Round-up* – 28 June

By |June 28th, 2013|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* – 28 June

It was a tumultuous week in politics. During the last Parliamentary Sitting for the year, turmoil reached new heights with a change in Prime-Minister and a Cabinet reshuffle. As election campaigning begins, AWAVA continues to focus on the policy platforms on violence against women presented by each major political party. As part of AWAVA's contribution [...]