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21 03, 2013

Protecting Domestic Violence as a Protected Attribute

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AWAVA joined 96 other organisations, including many of our member organisations and Friends & Supporters, in calling on the Government to pass the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 through parliament by the end of June this year and welcoming the additional protected attributes suggested in the recommendations made by the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee.  [...]

20 03, 2013

Media Release: Protecting Domestic Violence As A Protected Attribute

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How will we now protect survivors and victims of domestic violence from the discrimination we know they face in the workplace and in accessing safe, secure, long-term accommodation? The Attorney General, Mark Dreyfus QC, has just announced that the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 will be on hold, missing a once-in-a-decade opportunity to introduce much-needed protections [...]

8 03, 2013

“A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women” Media Release: IWD 2013

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“We need to keep our promise to women and children who are victims or survivors of any form of violence against women, to end that violence. Globally, nationally, locally we must take responsibility, each and every one us, and commit to speaking out against violence and changing attitudes and behaviour that allow it to continue [...]

4 03, 2013

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26 09, 2011

Position Vacant: Administration and Communications Assistant

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The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) is seeking a suitably qualified Administration and Communications Assistant to provide administrative, organisational, and communication support.   On a day-to-day basis the Administration and Communications Assistant will undertake administrative, organisational and communication tasks as directed and supervised by the Program Manager. Regular activities include providing logistical and organisational [...]