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Identifying and Responding to Domestic Violence Training | 18 November 2021The team from CAWLS welcome service providers in Central Australia to a workshop on ‘Identifying and Responding to Domestic Violence’ 📚 📆 Friday 18 November ⏰ 9:00am - 3:30pm 📍 (New) Purple House, East Side 🍴 Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea Supplied 🎫 $30 p/person (to cover catering costs) In this workshop, par...
Sisters in Law : Recovery Orders Last week, CAWLS lawyers, Dotti & Sarah, took to the 8CCC Community Radio airwaves to discuss recovery orders and how they work 🎙️⚖️ 🤷ℹ️ Recovery orders apply in situations where a child has been taken away from the place or the person that they are supposed to be with and they can be made urgently in certain circumstan...
Invitation : Season 2 of 'Sisters in Law' PodcastYou are invited… The Central Australian Women's Legal Service & 8CCC Community Radio are launching Season 2 of our 'Sisters in Law' Podcast 🗣️🎙️ 📆 Wednesday 27 October ⏰ 11am - 12pm 📍 8CCC Community Radio, 3/10 Lindsay Avenue, East Side Live music and light refreshments provided 🎼 🎟️ Register for this f...
Phoebe told the doctors she was fleeing domestic violence. They diagnosed her as 'delusional'⚠️ Content Warning : Domestic Violence ⚠️ A long term victim of domestic violence, ‘Phoebe’, was wrongly diagnosed, given antipsychotic drugs and made to continue to live with her abusive husband, despite having a court-issued interim intervention order against him.
Housing Rights and Responsibilities in the BarklyDo you rent in the Barkly region? 🏘️ Are you interested in learning more about your house rights & responsibilities and how to get help? 🤔 👋 CAWLS Lawyer, Anisha Hedge, is teaming up with the NTLAC community legal education team to deliver an information session on 'Housing Rights and Responsibilities' on Thursday 21 October at...
Stress Less in the Park … One Week to Go!'Stress Less in the Park' is BACK for 2021 in just one week’s time! 🧠☺️ The team from CAWLS are excited to be back for another year, alongside many other incredibly hard working local service organisations 🙌 ‘Stress Less in the Park’ aims to break down stigma in the community around mental health conditions, raise awareness ab...
Free Information Sessions in the Barkly 🗣️ The Access to Justice in the Barkly report recommended that the four legal services in Tennant Creek collaborate to deliver community legal education sessions more often.
Congress Mandatory Reporting Training👩‍🏫 CAWLS is delighted to continue to provide ongoing training and support to health service providers in Central Australia.
International Tenants Day Today the CAWLS team join the global movement towards improving tenants' rights as part of ‘International Tenants Day’ 🏘️ Today is a timely reminder to tenants to be aware of their rights and for the wider community to be aware of tenancy issues happening around their neighbourhood.
Darwin man who threatened to cut his wife 'to pieces' jailed over assaults in front of childrenA Northern Territory man has been sentenced to five years’ jail, suspended after two and a half years, for attacking a woman with a box cutter-type blade.
NT coroner to examine police handling of reports of domestic violence allegedly committed by active officer⚠️ Content Warning : Domestic Violence & Homicide ⚠️ _________________________________________________ A coronial inquest into the death of a former police officer last year has heard she may have been fatally hit in the head just days before her death.
CAWLS Client Computer, thanks to the Alice Springs Community BankEarlier this year, CAWLS was successful to receive a grant from the Alice Springs Community Bank. The grant was to purchase a computer & printer for clients to use when visiting CAWLS 🖥️ 🙌 Our team are thrilled to now see the computer installed and functioning for women to access and use as needed.
Migration Information Session Do you have a question about your visa? 🤔 👋 Join Amber Russell & Brian Kelleher (Lawyers and Registered Migration Agents) for a Migration Information Session, focussing on...
Women's Health Week in Central AustraliaOn Wednesday 8 September, CAWLS attended a Women's Health Week community event hosted by the Mental Health Association of Central Australia.
The National Summit on Women's SafetyOver the past week, Managing Principal Solicitor, Janet Taylor, participated in ‘The National Summit on Women's Safety’ as a delegate representing the Women’s Legal Services NT  – this was an important step towards developing the next National Plan to end violence against women and children.

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