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27 07, 2016

Weekly Round-up 27 July

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  Women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women with disability and the LGBTQI community need to have a more central place in our efforts to end violence against women. The upcoming AWAVA/Our Watch conference, Prevalent & Preventable (Adelaide, 19-22 September), will explore tailored actions to address intersecting forms of inequality and oppression, in order to [...]

20 07, 2016

Weekly Round-up 23 July 2016

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Prevalent and Preventable is an international conference dedicated to exploring emerging opportunities to prevent violence against women across the diversity of Australian society (Adelaide, 19-22 September), co-hosted by AWAVA and Our Watch. Early bird rates have been extended to 29 July, so register now! Two of the great speakers confirmed for the Aboriginal and Torres [...]

18 07, 2016

Weekly Round-up 10 July 2016**

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Rosie Batty is now confirmed as a speaker at Prevalent & Preventable, the AWAVA/Our Watch international conference on preventing violence against women, 19-22 September in Adelaide. The conference will be dedicated to exploring emerging opportunities to prevent violence against women across the diversity of Australian society. Also featured: accountability as violence prevention. Come and hear Helen [...]

29 06, 2016

Weekly Round-up 29 June 2016

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We are excited to announce more great speakers confirmed for Prevalent & Preventable, the AWAVA/Our Watch conference on the prevention of violence against women. In the Children and Young People as Agents of Change stream, we will have Jennifer Uwineza and Andrew Taukolo from #R4Respect in Logan City, Queensland, speaking on campaigns and cultural change [...]

24 06, 2016

Register for the AWAVA/Our Watch Conference and more* Weekly Round-up 24 June 2016

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Skill up at the AWAVA/Our Watch conference in September! Confirmed sessions include training on technology safety to be run by the Women’s Services Network (WESNET) and media training by Our Watch, to help people working in our sector improve the way we communicate with the media and get appropriate coverage of violence against women issues. [...]

16 06, 2016

Weekly Round Up* 16 June 2016

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The Federation of Community Legal Centres Australia has sent an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for the government to act urgently to address the funding crisis in the community legal sector. AWAVA supports the letter, and calls for funding to ensure that victims/survivors of violence have adequate and affordable access to legal services. [...]

10 06, 2016

Weekly Round-Up* 10 June 2016

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The Australian Women’s Health Network (AWHN) is calling on all political parties to support the vital work it does to improve health outcomes for women, including urging parties to support the first Australian Women’s Health Charter, launched by the organisation at the end of last month. AWHN lost government funding at the end of last [...]

17 05, 2016

Launching womenvote.org.au and more! Weekly Round-up* 17 May 2016

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This week, the National Women’s Alliances launched womenvote.org.au, an online platform where women can access information on how to cast an effective, informed and independent vote. As we head to the polls on 2 July, we want to ensure that women’s voices are being heard, and that our issues are taken seriously. If you have [...]

12 05, 2016

Weekly Round-up* 12 May 2016

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It’s official! Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a double dissolution election and Australia is heading for the polls on 2 July 2016! Throughout the election campaign, we will be discussing what this election means for women. Women’s Agenda has already started the conversation, with a recent article on what we know about Labor and [...]

4 05, 2016

2016 Budget and More* Weekly Round-Up 4 May 2016

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The Australian Government released its budget for 2016-17 yesterday! We attended budget lock up with other women’s organisations and watched it all unfold. So is the government committed to improving the lives of women? We believe this budget evades the hard challenges, and its response to violence against women is not proportionate to the scale [...]