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19 06, 2015

AWAVA Submission to the Royal Commission into Family Violence

By |June 19th, 2015|Submissions|0 Comments

AWAVA has made a submission to the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence. The Submission makes recommendations to the Council of Australian Governments relating to The implementation of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, Access to Justice for women and children experiencing violence, Housing and Homelessness policy and funding, Responding to Technology Assisted Abuse, Education [...]

9 02, 2015

AWAVA Submission: Pre-Budget Submission 2015-2016

By |February 9th, 2015|Submissions|0 Comments

In AWAVA's Pre-Budget Submission 2015-2016, we outline policy recommendations for consideration by the Commonwealth Government in its 2015-16 budget. Over recent years, the Commonwealth Government has demonstrated leadership towards preventing male violence against women, improving community understanding and awareness of domestic and family violence and sexual assault, and putting legislation and services in place to protect and [...]

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 [...]

25 03, 2014

AWAVA Submission: Pre-Budget Submission 2014-2015

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AWAVA's Federal Pre-Budget Submission 2014-2015 emphasizes the need for an increased investment in, and focus on, primary prevention to address violence against women, continued focus on the National Plan and project proposals to assist with the National Plan implementation.

24 03, 2014

Submissions into the Development of the Second Action Plan

By |March 24th, 2014|Announcement, AWAVA News, News, Submissions|Comments Off on Submissions into the Development of the Second Action Plan

The Department of Social Services recently accepted submissions on the development of the Second Action Plan (2013 – 2016). The Second Action Plan forms part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-22 (the National Plan), which is a 12-year strategy which aims to bring together Commonwealth, state and territory [...]

14 10, 2013

AWAVA Submission: National Centre for Excellence

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AWAVA's response to the National Centre for Excellence (NCE) and its consultation on a national research agenda on violence against women was submitted in October, 2013. AWAVA welcomes the opportunity to submit to the NCE and our submission highlights the continuing importance of strengthening the data and research infrastructure in understanding and responding to violence [...]

14 10, 2013

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

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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 [...]

14 10, 2013

AWAVA Submission: Draft Years 3–10 Australian Curriculum: Civics and Citizenship

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AWAVA’s response to the Draft Years 3–10 Australian Curriculum: Civics and Citizenship was submitted in July 2013. The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) welcomes the development of the Australian Curriculum and is pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the draft Australian Curriculum, Civics and Citizenship: Years 3-10. Read our submission here [...]

24 04, 2013

Use of Medicare Funding for Sex Selective Abortions

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AWAVA’s submission to the Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Funding for Certain Types of Abortion) Bill 2013, on Medicare Funding for Sex Selective Abortions was forwarded to the Senate Inquiry Committee in April 2013.  AWAVA's submission is endorsed by the Equality Rights Alliance.   Read the submission here:  

22 04, 2013

Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia

By |April 22nd, 2013|Submissions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia

AWAVA's response to the Senate Inquiry on Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia, submitted in April 2013, formally endorsed the extremely comprehensive submission from AWAVA’s member organisation, Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA)'s ‘Dehumanised: The Forced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia’.   Read both here: AWAVA Senate [...]