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17 02, 2015

Senate Inquiry Terms of Reference

By |February 17th, 2015|In Focus, News|0 Comments

Terms of reference are now available here for the Senate Standing Committees of Community Affairs Inquiry into violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings, including the gender and age related dimensions, and the particular situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability, and culturally and linguistically diverse people [...]

9 02, 2015

Australian Cross Disability Alliance Formed

By |February 9th, 2015|In Focus, News|0 Comments

AWAVA welcomes the fantastic news that the Australian Cross Disability Alliance has been formed with funding from the Australian Government to represent the voices of Australians with disability from all walks of life. This is an exciting development and we look forward engaging with their work. The members of the Australian Cross Disability Alliance are: Children with Disability [...]

25 11, 2014

Media Release: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

By |November 25th, 2014|AWAVA News, In Focus, Media Release, News|0 Comments

Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance is reflecting on Australia’s achievements and ongoing challenges in preventing male violence against women.   AWAVA stands in solidarity with those whose lives have been impacted by violence, with survivors who fight for justice and an end [...]

4 11, 2014

Submissions Open: Australian Government priorities for the 59th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59)

By |November 4th, 2014|AWAVA News, In Focus, News|0 Comments

The Office for Women would like to invite all interested individuals, non-government and civil society organisations to provide input into the Australian Government priorities for the 59th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), via a written submission process.   CSW59 will focus on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, including [...]

4 08, 2014

AWAVA Submission: Senate Inquiry into Domestic Violence in Australia

By |August 4th, 2014|In Focus, Submissions|Comments Off on AWAVA Submission: Senate Inquiry into Domestic Violence in Australia

In AWAVA's Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Domestic Violence in Australia, we outline policy recommendations relating to domestic and family violence and sexual violence for consideration by the Finance and Public Administration References Committee. We welcome the opportunity to provide our advice and comment on the points of inquiry. Over recent years, the Commonwealth Government [...]

7 07, 2014

Media Release: Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022: Moving Ahead

By |July 7th, 2014|AWAVA News, In Focus, Media Release, National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, News|Comments Off on Media Release: Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022: Moving Ahead

MEDIA RELEASE Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022  Moving Ahead The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance commends the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments for their release of the Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children [...]

1 07, 2014

Launch of the Second Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022

By |July 1st, 2014|Announcement, In Focus, National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, News|Comments Off on Launch of the Second Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022

On Friday 27 June, 2014, the Second Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 was launched. More information about the Second Action Plan is available on the Department of Social Services website, or click here for a pdf version. Also available are shorter fact sheets to explain different [...]

25 03, 2014

CSW58 Agreed Conclusions!

By |March 25th, 2014|In Focus, News|Comments Off on CSW58 Agreed Conclusions!

We are delighted to be able to share with you the Agreed Conclusions from the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.   We would also like to share a Statement by the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash on the 58th Session of the United Nations Commission [...]

8 03, 2014

AWAVA at CSW 58

By |March 8th, 2014|Announcement, In Focus, Uncategorized|Comments Off on AWAVA at CSW 58

The AWAVA delegation members attending the 58th session of the Commission for the Status of Women (CSW), in New York, will be  providing specialist knowledge and expertise on all forms of violence against women, bringing extensive experience from across Australia, and working with international partners to reach Agreed Conclusions.  The representatives are: Head of the [...]

9 12, 2013

Thank you, Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

By |December 9th, 2013|AWAVA News, In Focus, Media Release, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank you, Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

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 [...]