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knowmore visits CAWLSA big thanks to KnowMore Legal Service for visiting the Central Australian Women's Legal Service this week 👋 Joined by CAAFLU, Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission and North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency, our teams discussed the National Redress Scheme and how to best to support clients who have experienced institutional sexual abus...
"Have your Say" Survey | National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women & Their Children⚠️ Last Chance ...
Sleeping Aid Donation for Centralian HomelessnessOur greatest thanks extend to Woolworths Victoria, NT Shelter & the Northern Territory Government for sharing sleeping bags and tents with the Central Australian Womens Legal Service 🙏 ⛺ In response to the lockdown earlier this month, Woolworths Victoria donated 200+ sleeping aids to assist Central Australia’s homelessness situation.
CLE at BRADAAGThis week, the Tennant Creek CAWLS team hosted a 'self care morning' with the women at the Barkly Region Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Group (BRADAAG) Residential Program ☺️ 🎨🎶 We have to say ...
‘Sisters in Law’ and the 'Access to Justice in the Barkly' Report📻 Last week on 'Sisters in Law' via 8CCC Community Radio, show host Dotti spoke with fellow CAWLS Lawyer, Anisha Hegde, about life and the law in Tennant Creek and the 'Access to Justice in the Barkly' Report ⚖️ On the show, Dotti & Anisha discussed what some of the legal concerns are for communities in and around Tennant Creek and th...
CAWLS Clothing DriveCan you imagine what it would be like to NOT have a jumper handy on these cold mornings? ❄️ What about not having a clean, thick, pair of socks to warm your feet up… 😰 👐 We need YOUR help to give some warmth to women in need in Central Australia.
NAIDOC Week in Mparntwe💭 As NAIDOC Week draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on this year’s theme Heal Country... Country is more than a place. Country is family, kin, law, lore, ceremony, traditions, and language.
Heal Country | NAIDOC Week 2021CAWLS proudly celebrates and acknowledges NAIDOC Week in Mparntwe ✊ NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Financial Information Session for MCSCAℹ️ Last week, CAWLS Financial Counsellor, Tania, held a financial information session at the Multicultural Centre 💵 The session covered topics such as – ✅ What a financial counsellor does ✅ NT Concessions ✅ Accessing your superannuation ✅ Insurances that come with superannuation ✅ Loans for people who are on low income an...
Lockdown DV Risk Rises 🚨 Northern Territory Police Commissioner Jamie Chalker urges Territorians to reach out for help if needed over this time of great unknown… 🗣️ “Nobody should be subjected to family domestic violence over this period of time.
CAWLS Closed Due to Lockdown ⚠️ CAWLS is currently closed due to the 72 hour COVID19 lockdown in the Alice Springs local government area and surrounding Town Camps ⚠️ ✋ Everyone must remain in Alice Springs at this time 🛑 During the lockdown, there are only five reasons to leave home & masks must be worn at all times when leaving home.
Cold Days in Alice SpringsBrrrr! It’s cold out there! ❄️ ☕ Drop by our warm office for a cuppa and a CAWLS beanie anytime … and if you need, our friendly team can help you with advice on things such as child protection, domestic & family violence, employment, discrimination matters and more.
Stay Safe, Northern TerritoryStay safe and call for help if you need it 🙏 As our friends in Darwin & Palmerston are in the midst of their first experiences of lock down, it is important to know and share information that help is out there if needed 🚨 Please reach out to family, friends and colleagues in the Top End, to make sure they understand what is in pla...
Territory Check In AppPlease help us stay safe in Central Australia… check in via the 'Territory Check In' App when you visit our offices or sign our log in register 📱✔️ We are all in this together! 🙌
Pursuing Gender Equality in 2021 | *Event Cancelled*⚠️ Update : Wednesday 30 June 2021 : Sadly, due to the unknown nature of the developing COVID-19 situation across the Northern Territory, this event will be postponed until later this year ⚠️ Pursuing Gender Equality in 2021⚖️ FREE Event 📅 Tuesday 6 July 2021 at 5:30pm 📍 Witchetty's, Araluen Arts Centre 🎟️ Register vi...

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