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28 11, 2019

Specialist Women’s Services Webinar Presentation

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On November 18 AWAVA Program Manager Dr Merrindahl Andrew delivered a presentation on “The Unique Role of Specialist Women’s Services in ending Violence Against Women” as part of the WESNET Webinar Series. Download the presentation here:

2 10, 2019

Blueprint for Reform

By |October 2nd, 2019|In Focus, Research & Reports|0 Comments

Removing Barriers to Safety for Victims/Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence who are on Temporary Visas Violence against women is a grave violation of human rights. The National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children envisions an Australia free from all forms of violence and abuse against women and their children.   On [...]

26 09, 2019

Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women: A survey of activities in Australia – Report

By |September 26th, 2019|In Focus, Research & Reports|0 Comments

26 September 2019     Primary prevention is an approach to address the underlying gendered and other intersecting drivers of violence to stop violence before it occurs. Primary prevention of violence against women encompasses activities to build respectful relationships and increase gender equality to reduce and ultimately end violence against women. It also includes activities [...]

2 09, 2019

Analysis of the Fourth Action Plan

By |September 2nd, 2019|In Focus, Research & Reports|0 Comments

The Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children has been announced and endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments. AWAVA has prepared an analysis of the Fourth Action Plan mapping it against our earlier submission during the consultations.   In summary, the Fourth Action Plan is positive [...]

15 04, 2019

AWAVA’s analysis of the 2019-2020 Federal Budget

By |April 15th, 2019|Media Release, Research & Reports|0 Comments

Budget measures to address violence against women and their children AWAVA has completed the analysis how the 2019-2020 Federal Budget's measure contribute to addressing violence against women and their children. You can download the full text here  

15 01, 2019

Report on Outcomes from the National Women’s Alliances and Disabled People’s Organisations Australia Workshop

By |January 15th, 2019|Research & Reports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In October 2018, AWAVA, alongside the other National Women's Alliances and Disabled People's Organisations, participated in a one-day workshop hosted by Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA). You can find out more about the outcomes of the workshop in this report:  

21 12, 2018

Intervention of child protection services in cases where children are living with domestic and family violence

By |December 21st, 2018|Research & Reports|0 Comments

In 2018, AWAVA hosted an intern, Tatiana Zhdanova, from the Australian National Internship Program. Drawing on expert interviews with women's legal and court advocacy services, Tatiana prepared a report on common patterns and outcomes for children and their parents in cases where children are exposed to domestic and family violence. The report also proposes recommendations [...]

11 12, 2018

Path to Nowhere Report: Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence and their Children

By |December 11th, 2018|Research & Reports|0 Comments

The National Advocacy Group on Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence has released the report "Path to Nowhere". The report draws from data collected by an online survey which was developed for service providers to submit data on women with worked with or who sought assistance from them during the month of August 2018.   [...]

9 10, 2018

Mapping Domestic Priorities and International Commitments

By |October 9th, 2018|Research & Reports|0 Comments

This document outlines AWAVA’s domestic advocacy priorities against international frameworks and commitments on gender equality and women’s rights. AWAVA Advocacy Priorities Australian governments must fund and support effective, accessible and competent services for the diverse groups of women subjected to different forms of violence. Women's and children's safety must be placed at the centre of [...]

26 09, 2018

Submission on the development of the Fourth Action Plan

By |September 26th, 2018|In Focus, Research & Reports|0 Comments

This submission draws on the survey conducted by AWAVA in May-June 2018, as well as AWAVA’s policy positions established in consultation with our members and networks including peak bodies and other diverse organisations from every State and Territory in Australia working in areas such as domestic and family violence, sexual assault, legal assistance, and education.   [...]