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CarePlays VR GraduationCAWLS staff, Karina Kenny & Denelle Abbott, joined Rayleen Brown from Karen Sheldon Training at the recent CarePlays VR Graduation Ceremony 🎓 🧑‍🎓 CarePlays VR is a 4-week Indigenous human services & work-ready course which provides attendees with entry-level skills for jobs that provide care and support for people in our commu...
‘Sisters in Law’ and Relationships Australia 📻 This week on 'Sisters in Law' via 8CCC Community Radio, CAWLS Lawyer, Sally Krutsch, spoke to Alice Quinn, a counsellor from Relationships Australia Northern Territory. 🗣 A big part of Alice’s role is assisting people to apply for redress under the National Redress Scheme.
Police undergoing a ‘significant cultural shift’ on family violenceA well supported and engaged police force is key to responding to the ongoing national crisis of family violence. Victoria's Royal Commission made 27 recommendations aimed at Victoria Police. Five years on, many are underway but there is still work to be done.
Coercive Control in the Northern Territory Last week, CAWLS Lawyers, Julianna & Sarah, facilitated a workshop on 'Coercive Control' for the Family Law Pathways Network of Alice Springs 📚 🚩 The workshop for Alice Springs service providers covered red flags and risk factors for coercive control, as well key ways that service providers can support clients.
'Sisters in Law' and the CAWLS 'Migration Hub' 🔊 Did you catch this week's episode of ‘Sisters in Law’ on 8CCC Community Radio? 📻 On yesterday's show, hosts Sally & Dotti, spoke with fellow CAWLS lawyer, Amber Russell 👋 Amber joined the show to discuss the upcoming launch of CAWLS’ 'Migration Hub' 🌏 🗣 The 'Migration Hub' will provide migration advice to all wome...
‘Responding to Family Violence’ | FREE Training in Alice Springs | 16 April 2021'Responding to Domestic and Family Violence' | FREE Training in Alice Springs 📖 📅 Friday 16 April 2021 from 9am - 4:30pm CAWLS welcomes service providers and individuals in Central Australia to join our free training seminar, to gain a deeper insight and knowledge into how to identify domestic violence and respond to disclosures of dome...
‘Responding to Family Violence’ | FREE Training in the Barkly Region | 28 April 2021'Responding to Domestic and Family Violence' | FREE Training in the Barkly Region 📖 Wednesday 28 April 2021 from 9am - 1pm CAWLS welcomes service providers and individuals in the Barkly Region to join our free training seminar, to gain a deeper insight and knowledge into how to identify domestic violence and respond to disclosures of domes...
Coercive Control Interview, ABC Alice SpringsIs there a gap in the way our laws respond to family violence? 💭 📻 CAWLS Policy Lawyer, Julianna Marshall, had a chat with ABC Drive’s Alex Barwick covering coercive control, the criminalisation of women and funding for specialist women’s legal services. Catch up on the conversation via ⏯️ https://ab.
Meeting with Minister Uibo re: Access to Justice in the Barkly👥 The Central Australian Women's Legal Service were grateful for the recent opportunity to sit down with Minister Selena Uibo and other legal services in Tennant Creek, to discuss the implementation of the 'Access to Justice in the Barkly Report', as well as other positive stories and progress made in the region.
2021 'Sisters in Law' back on the airwaves 🔊 CAWLS' radio show ‘Sisters in Law’ on 8CCC Community Radio is back on the airwaves TODAY from 12pm 📻 CAWLS Lawyers Sally & Dotti will be chatting about #ChoosetoChallenge – the theme for 2021 International Women’s Day – and all things law in our community live on 102.
Coercive control, social entrapment & criminalised women Why are we seeing so many victims of family violence end up in prison? 🤔 📰 In the second in a series of articles examining coercive control, Central Australian Women's Legal Service Inc.
ICTV & CAWLS Collaboration for International Women's Day 2021CAWLS is excited to collaborate with ICTV to sponsor their ‘International Women’s Day’ Special Programming Event - celebrating the achievements of women - behind and in front of the camera 📺 IWD celebrates and acknowledges the social, economic, cultural and political achievements and challenges of all women – whilst also calling for f...
International Women's Day 2021Today, we acknowledge & celebrate International Women's Day 💜 Today is a great day to celebrate the strong, hard working & courageous women we interact, support and work with – whilst also acknowledging how much more is still needed to be done in calling out and challenging every day gender bias ✊ 🙋 The CAWLS Team #ChooseToC...
Personal Relationships ☝️ Read that again 💜
Alice Springs Community Bank and CAWLSCAWLS is thrilled to announce a successful partnership with the Alice Springs Community Bank.

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