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4 08, 2014

AWAVA Submission: Senate Inquiry into Domestic Violence in Australia

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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 [...]

25 11, 2013

Media Release: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – 25 November 2013

By |November 25th, 2013|In Focus, Media Release, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Media Release: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – 25 November 2013

25 November has been marked by women’s and anti-violence activists as a day focused on the elimination of violence since 1981. In 1999 the United Nations declared 25 November as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW). 25 November also starts 16 Days of Activism on ending violence against women and girls. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

17 05, 2013

Budget Review 2013-14: Stronger, Smarter, Fairer…?

By |May 17th, 2013|AWAVA News, In Focus, National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Budget Review 2013-14: Stronger, Smarter, Fairer…?

The budget announcements under personal safety of women and children (National Plan) for 2013-14 include $44 million: $5.2 million over 5 years for the establishment and operation of the Foundation to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children $7.6 million over 3 years to continue and extend DV-Alert training program $28.5 million to June 2017 to [...]