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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

By |April 21st, 2015|AWAVA News, In Focus, Media Release, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

By |January 5th, 2015|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|0 Comments

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, [...]

22 12, 2014

Weekly Round-Up * 22 December

By |December 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up! This will be our last edition for 2014 and we would like to thank you for your support throughout the year. Thank you to everyone who has provided us with thoughtful input, suggestions and feedback through surveys, emails, and by commenting on social media. Thank [...]

15 12, 2014

Weekly Round-Up * 15 December

By |December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up! This week many of the links we highlight relate to the media – from the media’s role in supporting the prevention of men’s violence against women to activists and organisations use of media to spread messages and education about gender-based violence. Media coverage has a [...]

2 12, 2014

Weekly Round-Up * 2 December

By |December 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up. It has been an exciting and inspiring week for the AWAVA team this week. Last Tuesday 25 November was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and we participated in a range of activities across the country to mark this day. Many [...]

24 11, 2014

Weekly Round-Up * 24 November

By |November 24th, 2014|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up. This week, in the lead up to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women as well as the 16 Days of Activism on Gender-Based Violence, people around the country, including Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women Michaelia Cash and former AFL player [...]

17 11, 2014

Weekly Round-Up * 17 November

By |November 17th, 2014|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up. This week, we highlight perspectives on the prevention of men’s violence against women from services, survivors, allies and also perpetrators. The role of pervasive sexist attitudes in the continuation of violence against women in our communities is undeniable. Therefore, it is important that we address [...]

10 11, 2014

Weekly Round-Up * 10 November

By |November 10th, 2014|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of the AWAVA Weekly Round-Up. This week, many of the links we share highlight the work being done by activists and organisations to change insidious violence-supporting attitudes in our communities and to prevent men’s violence against women. It is inspiring to see the myriad ways in which women’s rights activists [...]