Publications


A key aim of of WDVCAS NSW is to improve service delivery to women experiencing domestic violence through identification of issues affecting their access to justice and services. To this end, we develop independent policy position papers, prepare submissions and undertake media work.

Position Papers

Background Briefing Note 1 About WDVCAS October 2015
 
Background Briefing Note No 2 DV Justice Strategy October 2015
 
Background Briefing Note No 3 It Stops Here October 2015
 
Overview of DVJS Research Project October 2015
 
WDVCAS NSW position paper on the NSW Government Domestic and Family Violence Framework for Reform June 2014
 
WDVCAS NSW position paper on culturally appropriate domestic violence court support for aboriginal women April 2013
 
WDVCAS NSW position paper on appropriate domestic violence court support for women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. May 2013
 
WDVCAS NSW position paper on specialist domestic violence court lists for New South Wales June 2012
 

Submissions

Submission to the NSW Sentencing Council's Inquiry into Victim's Involvement in Sentencing November 2017

Submission into the NSW Attorney General's review of the NSW Government's support of Community Legal Centres in NSW October 2017
 
Submission on the 1800 RESPECT phone line October 2017
 
Submission on the NSW Sexual Assault Strategy August 2017
 
Submission to the Inquiry into NSW Child Protection system June 2016
 
Submission on the NSW Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme June 2015
 
Submission on information sharing protocols July 2014
 
Submission on Delivering a consistent approach to the provision of cout support services for victims of crime October 2012
 
Submission to the NSW Legislative Council Select Committee Inquiry into the partial defence of provocation August 2012
 
Submission on the review of NSW Victims Compensation Scheme May 2012
 
Submission to the NSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues inquiry into domestic violence trends and issues in NSW September 2011

 

Media Releases

NSW Government recognises WDVCAS's in 2016-17 budget 22nd June 2016
 
WDVCAS celebrates more than 20 years of service to the community 31st May 2016
 
NSW Government leaves DV Service high and dry 26th May 2016
 
Victorian Royal Commission Report recommends best practice model used by WDVCAS 1st April 2016
 
89% increase in WDVCAS clients 23rd March 2016
 
WDVCAS Receives desperately needed funding increase 18th December 2015
 
Funding gap hits home 24th November 2015
 
Urgent call for funding to implement the DVJS 6th October 2015
 
Political party commitments fall short in response to escalating DV Homicides 23 March 2015
 
Senate Report recommends reversal of funding cuts from front line DV services 20 March 2015
 
Helen Brereton (EO) opinion piece in The Age 19 March 2015
 
WDVCAS NSW Chair speaks on changes to the Evidence Act (SMH) 21 October 2014
 
New approach to respond to domestic and family violence launched in NSW 6 October 2014
 
WDVCAS NSW welcomes the new approach to respond to DFV launched in Orange 17 September 2014
 
Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service NSW applauds media spotlight on an issue often hidden in the shadows 9 May 2014
 
Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services support changes to the Evidence Act to help women access justice 26 March 2014
 
Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service NSW Inc announces appointment of new Executive Officer 1 March 2014
 
Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service to act as Local Coordination Points in a new approach to respond to domestic violence in NSW 20 March 2014

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2016-2017 30 June 2017
 
Financial Report June 30, 2017 30 June 2017
 
Annual Report 2014-2015 30 June 2015
 
Financial Report June 30, 2015 30 June 2015
 
Annual Report 2013-2014 30 June 2014
 
Financial Report June 30, 2014 30 June 2014
 
Annual Report 2012-2013 30 June 2013
 
Financial Report June 30, 2013 30 June 2013
 
Financial Report June 30, 2012 30 June 2012
 
Financial Report June 30, 2011 30 June 2011
 

 

Other Publications

Research explores WDVCASs implementation of aspects of the domestic violence justice strategy. January 2017
 
WDVCAS NSW Inc Summary of Activities 2015-16 24 June 2016
 
New video: The Dynamics of DV and the DFV Reforms - by Legal Aid NSW/WDVCAP 8 September 2014
 
WDVCAS NSW Presentation at the Legal Aid NSW WDVCAP Forum 2 July 2014

 

State Election Campaign

WDVCAS NSW Inc. Election Policy Statement
 
Media Release announcing election campaign
 
Background Briefing No 1 - About WDVCAS NSW Inc
 
Background Briefing No. 2 – NSW Domestic and Family Violence Reform Framework
 
Background Briefing No. 3 – AVDOs and the NSW Justice Systems Response to DFV
 
If you are in danger, please call 000 (Australian emergency number), or 1800 WDVCAS (1800 938 227) (24hr domestic violence counselling)

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