“The discussion document that Hon Amy Adams has proposed covers off the key issues that we would have expected to be highlighted,” says Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge Dr Ang Jury. “The Minister, through the consultation document, has set out concerns that Women’s Refuge has been raising for several years now. These include the unique attributes of domestic violence offending, including the recognition of patterns of coercive nature involved in domestic violence,... Read more
The National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges welcomes the announcement of the government family and sexual violence work programme. “I am excited to see this commitment to action from the government and look forward to working alongside government to realise the outcomes identified,” says Women’s Refuge Chief Executive Dr Ang Jury.
“Women’s Refuge agrees that a 'planned' response to the issue of violence within families is preferable to the current system... Read more
Lens cloths sold over the counters at The Warehouse will help to make a huge contribution to the Women’s Refuge this year.
During the first three weeks of June, The Warehouse sold lens cleaning cloths to raise funds towards the Women’s Refuge Shero youth development programme.
More than $130,000 in proceeds from the sales will help Women’s Refuge contribute to its prevention work with young people around ways to help them learn about the warning signs of unhealthy relationships... Read more