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"A little town with a big heart..." Balance MagazineThe Access to Justice in the Barkly Report has served as an important reminder that we need to work more collaboratively and efficiently to reach our remote and disadvantaged clients in the Barkly region ⚖️ 📖 CAWLS Tennant Creek Lawyer, Anisha Hegde, has written a piece in the NT Law Society’s publication ‘Balance’ on how the Access...
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence | Day 8📅 Today is Day 8 of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’. UN­ Women have put together a list of 10 simple steps we can all make a difference, safely and impactfully Step 5 : Start a conversation 🗣️ There are many ways to start a conversation about family and domestic violence.
2020 Women in Law AwardsCAWLS Managing Principal Solicitor, Janet Taylor, has been recognised as a finalist in the Women in Law Awards 🏆 Not one to put herself forward, the nomination took her by surprise ...
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence | Day 7 📅 Today is Day 7 of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’. UN­ Women have put together a list of 10 simple steps we can all make a difference, safely and impactfully Step 5 : Recognise the signs of abuse and know how you can help.
'Responding to Domestic and Family Violence' Free Training - December 2020📣 Responding to Domestic and Family Violence 📖 FREE Training 📍 Wednesday 16 December 2020 from 9am - 1pm The Central Australian Women's Legal Service welcomes service providers and individuals in the Central Region to join our free training seminar, to gain a deeper insight and knowledge into how to identify and respond to disclosur...
2020 CAWLS Annual General Meeting 📋 Last week, CAWLS held their Annual General Meeting -- where the 'Annual Report' and 'Audited Financial Report' for 2019/20 were presented and board members for 2020/21 were elected 🗳   👥 The CAWLS Board is made up of 10 volunteer members - all women based in Central Australia - with a variety of professional & personal b...
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence | Day 6 📅 Today is Day 6 of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’. UN­ Women have put together a list of 10 simple steps we can all make a difference, safely and impactfully Step 4 : Understand consent ☕ It’s as simple as tea… Check out one of our favourite explanations of consent 🎞️➡️ https://www.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence | Day 5 📅 Yesterday, was Day 5 of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’. UN­ Women have put together a list of 10 simple steps we can all make a difference, safely and impactfully Step 3 : Call for responses fit for purpose.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence | Day 4 📅 Today is Day 4 of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’. UN­ Women have put together a list of 10 simple steps we can all make a difference, safely and impactfully.Step 2 : Teach the next generation and learn from them.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence | Day 3 📅 Today is Day 3 of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’. UN­ Women have put together a list of 10 simple steps we can all make a difference, safely and impactfully. Step 1 : Listen to and believe survivors.
Accurately identifying the ‘person most in need of protection’ in domestic and family violence law“Women—especially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women—are being misidentified as perpetrators on protection orders and the effects of this are far-reaching” This resonates strongly with the experience of our clients and CAWLS lawyers.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence | Day 2 📅 Today is Day 2 of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence | Day 1📅 Today marks the start of ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation Update | 23 November 2020 📍 Following the recent announcements by the South Australian and Northern Territory Government and Health Officials, of the easing of travel restrictions to/from South Australia, CAWLS  is pleased to welcome all women to visit our office again.
Caffeinated Fridays at CAWLSIt’s been a big few weeks (& months!) at CAWLS… so what better way to end the working week, than with a bulk coffee run to House of Tallulah? 🤤☕ Thank you to Anj & co for always caffeinating our team! 🙌

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