News & Events

Share the Dignity 2022 Muffin Morning Tea CAWLS were excited to host their annual morning tea this morning, sharing in decadent pink berry muffins, all in support of Muffin Break’s Share the Dignity’s national fundraiser 🧁💕 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Share the Dignity assist in collecting thousands of period products each year through collection drives and campaigns and distribute t...
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day 2022All children deserve to thrive and fulfil their potential ❤️ National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day is a national day dedicated to celebrating the strengths and culture of all of our children.
CAWLS Closed on Friday 29 July 2022 📢 Our CAWLS offices in Alice Springs & Tennant Creek will be closed today, Friday 29 July for a staff training & development day. We will be reopening after the long weekend on Tuesday 2 August at 8:30am.
MIFANT 30th Anniversary Celebrations 🎉 Last week, the Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia NT (MIFANT) celebrated their 30th anniversary (after a 2 year delay, due to the global pandemic). CAWLS staff, Tania & Christine, attended the celebrations and were pleased to be a part of the festivities of MIFANT, who support good mental health practices for all Territorians.
Sisters in Law | 20 July 2022 ℹ️ This week on 'Sisters in Law', we invited Jeanette Shepard, to join CAWLS hosts Sarah & Naya in the studio to discuss the Multicultural Community Services of Central Australia (MCSCA) organisation and multiculturalism across Alice Springs 🗺️ 🌏 MCSCA is a community based organisation, whose aims and objectives are to deli...
CAWLS DFV Training & Visit to Ti Tree | July 2022📍 This week, CAWLS staff Machiko, Jazz & student intern Naya, visited Ti Tree - a remote indigenous community, 194 km north of Alice Springs 🚙💨 🗣️ Presenting a training session alongside the Women's Safety Services of Central Australia outreach team, our staff discussed how community staff can 👇 ▶️ identify family viole...
Police investigating death of woman in community near Katherine WHEN? 😡⁉️ WHEN will these needless tragedies end?! Our Territory women and children deserve BETTER ✊ 🔎 Read the full story via ➡️ https://bit.
NT Police Minister labels deaths near Alice Springs a 'horrific' domestic violence incident⚠️⁉️ How many women & their children in the Northern Territory have to die before our community takes atrocities like this seriously? 🔎 Read the full story via ➡️ https://ab.
Sisters in Law | 13 July 2022 ℹ️ Today on 'Sisters in Law', CAWLS Migration Lawyer, Meaghan, joined hosts Jazz and Naya, in the studio to discuss immigration law and the ‘CAWLS Migration Hub’.
CAWLS CLE & Outreach Visit to Elliott | July 2022 📍 Earlier this month, CAWLS Barkly lawyers, Anisha & Mollie, travelled to deliver community legal education and say g’day to the women of Elliott 👋 Our team had a wonderful time with everyone in attendance and look forward to returning to Elliott next month 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 ⚖️ If you need legal assistance or advice acr...
Winter Donation Call Out ❄️ To say it has been cold lately, would be an understatement… now, think of those who have nothing to wrap around their shoulders, or children who don’t have a pair of warm socks to put on their feet… 😓 Heartbreakingly, this is the reality of many women and their children in our community… 💔 📢 The CAWLS team are callin...
NAIDOC March in Mparntwe Today, our CAWLS Mparntwe (Alice Springs) Office started the morning as part of the NAIDOC Week March down Todd Street 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Despite the extremely cold temperatures this week, it was inspiring to see so many friendly faces and organisations turn up in support of NAIDOC week ✊ The March was led by North Australian Aboriginal Just...
Sisters in Law | 6 July 2022 ℹ️ This week on 'Sisters in Law', CAWLS invited Annie Taylor from NT Shelter and Frances Paterson-Fleider from 'Community Housing Central Australia', to discuss the issue of housing & homelessness across the Territory - and in particular, Central Australia and the Barkly 🏠 ❄️ Temperatures are dipping right down to freezing l...
NAIDOC March in Tennant CreekOur CAWLS Barkly team kicked off NAIDOC week on Monday with a march down the main street of Tennant Creek ✊ It was encouraging and powerful to see such a large crowd of community members and organisations attend in support 🙌 CAWLS stands in solidarity with all First Nation people of Australia.
Pursuing Gender Equity in 2022📢 Join the Central Australian Women's Legal Service and the Chamber of Commerce Northern Territory in conversation with Champion of Change, Justice Chris Maxwell, and a panel of diverse, inspiring & engaging Australians about what gender equity + gender equality means, looks like and how we get there ✊ The panel will feature discussions...

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