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Sexual Assault Trials: Evidence Issues & Specialist Courts

Sexual Assault Trials: Evidence Issues & Specialist Courts

Register now for our next seminar featuring Dr Annie Cossins on Wednesday 9 May 2018 at 5.30pm – 7.30pm. Dr Cossins will be speaking about Sexual Assault Trials: Evidence Issues & Specialist Courts.

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Review into the family law system

Review into the family law system

We are asking family violence survivors who have been through the family law process to tell their story by 7 May

You can share your experience anonymously at the “Tell Us Your Story” portal on the ALRC website

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Conference Registration

Conference Registration

Registrations are now open for Partnerships, Prevention & Rural Action IV – A conference on Empowering and Supporting Aboriginal Women & Young Girls

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Feminist Legal Perspectives Seminar Series 2018: IWD launch

Feminist Legal Perspectives Seminar Series 2018: IWD launch

In August 2017 the Human Rights Commission launched its national report on sexual assault and harassment at Australian universities. Six months on we will review the university response to these shocking findings.

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Bright Spark Awards 2017

Bright Spark Awards 2017

Nominations are now open for the Bright Sparks Awards, which will be presented on Thursday 15 June.

These awards acknowledge and show our appreciation for amazing, inspiring, passionate or dedicated women who have worked hard for the benefit of other women.

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International Women’s Day Fair 2017

International Women’s Day Fair 2017

Come to Steel Park in Marrickville on Sunday 5 March to celebrate and help raise money to save our services!

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Domestic violence leave

Domestic violence leave

WLS NSW supports the We Won’t Wait campaign, which is asking that a universal right to paid domestic violence leave be included in legislation. One of our lawyers talks about the need for domestic violence leave in this short video of frontline workers reflecting on why paid domestic violence leave is so important in ensuring women and children experiencing […]

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16 Days of Activism Statement

16 Days of Activism Statement

Women’s Legal Service NSW Aboriginal Women’s Consultation Network and Indigenous Women’s Legal Program have made a statement for the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, 25th November 2016 – 11th December 2016.

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Vulnerable witness protection

Vulnerable witness protection

There is a strong need for legislative protection in the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) to prevent victims/survivors of family violence from being directly cross-examined by their alleged abusers as well as having to directly cross-examine their alleged abusers in family law proceedings.

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Dealing with FaCS – Top Ten Tips

Dealing with FaCS – Top Ten Tips

This resource helps women and families deal with the government services in charge of keeping children safe

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