AWAVA Weekly Round-Up


Read AWAVA’s Weekly Round-Ups to stay up to date on news from the preventing and responding to violence against women sector.


For older editions, visit our weekly round-up archives.


New women’s safety package announced by Australian Government, students subjected to sexual harassment on public transport, events, surveys, and more! 8 March 2019
Advocates call for greater NSW Gov commitment to ending VAW, royal commission on violence against people with disability, talks, surveys, and more! 1 March 2019
Senate Inquiry report into dowry abuse released, homeless victims/survivors housed in “unsafe and appalling” motel rooms, events, resources, and more! 22 February 2019
Last day to complete AWAVA’s Prevention Survey, Australian Government announces $78m for women and children facing violence, surveys, events, and more! 15 February 2019
Women on temporary visas targeted in tech-facilitated abuse, uni students warned to be respectful during O-week activities, events, surveys and more! 8 February 2019
TAFEs and independent providers lagging in responding to sexual violence, UK laws to introduce significant changes on DFV, events, surveys, and more! 1 February 2019
ACT public servants to be trained to identify DV, US government shutdown threatening women’s services, surveys, events, and more! 18 January 2019