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11 04, 2017

Prevalent and Preventable Conference-Easy English Report

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In September 2016, Our Watch and AWAVA held a three day conference on preventing violence against women. With the help of SCOPE, we produced this Easy English version of the conference report.'  To access please click on the links below: Prevalent & Preventable Conference 2016 - Easy English report in pdf Prevenlent & Preventable Conference [...]

8 02, 2017

2017

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13 12, 2016

14 December Weekly Round-up

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At the recent Council of Australian Governments meeting (COAG), Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull responded to a campaign by more than 200 organisations (including AWAVA) by committing another year of federal funding to the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH). The $117 million funding extension is expected to help around 85,000 people who are homeless or [...]

11 10, 2016

14 October Weekly Round-up

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Welcome to this week’s Round-Up! Originally conceived to make sense of the racialised experiences of black women, ‘intersectionality’ is a term expressing the understanding that gender inequality is not the same for all women: racism, homophobia, colonialism and abelism all combine to affect women's different experiences of gender inequality and violence. At the recent Prevalent & [...]

8 02, 2016

Weekly Round-Up* 8 February 2016

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Welcome to the latest AWAVA Round-Up! Do you have a view on domestic violence and gender equality? The Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration is calling for submissions from individuals and community organisations on this issue. The closing date for submissions is 21 March 2016. More information here. Around the country The National [...]

21 09, 2015

Weekly Round-Up* 21 September 2015

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Welcome to this week’s round up of news about preventing and responding to violence against women. Labor MPs Terri Butler and Tim Watts are proposing a private members’ bill to criminalise so-called “revenge porn,” or the distribution of explicit images without consent. We look forward to seeing developments in this area. As Clementine Ford wrote [...]

1 06, 2015

COAG Advisory Panel on Domestic and Family Violence Announced and more: AWAVA Weekly Round-Up * 18 May

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Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up. This week, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has announced its Advisory Panel on Domestic and Family Violence. AWAVA’s is pleased to announce that our Chair, Julie Oberin, has been appointed the Panel. We are encouraged by COAG’s leadership in tackling domestic violence and look [...]

22 04, 2015

COAG domestic violence discussions and more: AWAVA Weekly Round-Up * 20 April

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Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up. This week, we look at the outcomes of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting on Friday, which included a focus on Domestic and Family Violence. The COAG Communiqué provides an overview of the discussions, which led to agreements on the development of a national [...]

21 04, 2015

Women’s Sector Calls on COAG to take urgent action to address violence against women

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AWAVA joined with 61 other women's organisations across Australia to call on COAG to take urgent steps to address violence against women. In an open letter to the Prime Minister, we called for robust funding for primary prevention initiatives and sustained and adequate resourcing for women's specialist services. Read our joint Letter to the Prime [...]

5 01, 2015

Weekly Round-Up * 5 January

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Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up and welcome to 2015! This week, we are looking back at the year that was, and looking forward at the challenges and opportunities of the year to come. 2014 saw women’s voices swelling around the word, be they quiet and eloquent or powerful and demanding, [...]