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Recent coverage

This budget falls drastically short of Australians doing it tough, Pro Bono News, 7 October 2020

The real losers of this year's Federal Budget? Women, Mamamia, 7 October 2020

The overlooked parts of the 2020 budget you should know about, The Guardian, 7 October 2020

Domestic violence survivor advocate detail life-changing impact of frontline services ahead of budget, Women's Agenda, 6 October 2020.

Women's Safety Ministers decide no new action will be taken to curb domestic violence, Women's Agenda, August 2020

Women's Safety Ministers meet today: this is what strong action would actually look like, 6 August

We can't let women's safety slip off the budget agenda, 31 July

Fears COVID-19 could have a long-lasting impact on women's safety, Pro Bono News, 12 May 2020.

The impact of COVID-19 on women's safety is only just beginning, 11 May

GP phone calls, mental health help expands, Nine News, 29 March

The Hidden Crisis of COVID-19 , Pro Bono News, 24 March 

As 63 Women Are Turned Away From Services Each Day, Family Violence Workers Are Testifying At An "Unnecessary" Inquiry, BuzzFeed News, 13 March

The government’s inaction on domestic violence slammed as ‘appalling’ & ‘irresponsible’, Women’s Agenda

Law change could have saved Hannah Clarke and her three kids’ lives, 10 March 

Government's inaction on domestic violence slammed as 'appalling' and 'irresponsible', Women's Agenda, 9 March 2020

Australian urged to take action amid rising violence against women, Al Jazeera, 6 March

Women's safety could be improved 'within weeks', campaigners say  The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 March

These are 5 actions Women’s Safety Ministers must urgently address  Women’s Agenda, 4 March

Family violence experts slam poor funding, 22 February 2020

The religious freedom bill has nothing to do with religion - it excludes and it traumatises, The Guardian, 12 February 2020

Reproductive healthcare facing ‘biggest threat in decade’ with Religious Discrimination Bill, Women’s Agenda, January 2020

How you can help save the peak body for Indigenous DV survivors, Women's Agenda, 10 December 2019

Religious discrimination bill would create barriers to women's healthcare, advocates warn, The Guardian, 9 October 2019

Community groups slam proposed Religious Discrimination Bill, Pro Bono Australia, 2 October 2019

Women's groups urge crossbench to reverse support for Hanson-led family court inquiry, 1 October 2019

'Sorry it took so long': After 119 years, bill decriminalising abortion, Women's Agenda, 26 September 2019.

14,000 signature petition against Religious Discrimination Bill, Star Observer, 11 September 2019

Liberal, National voters overwhelmingly back NSW abortion reform, Sydney Morning Herald, 7 September 2019

Despite the noise, we're remarkably united on abortion - and we're pro-choice, Sydney Morning Herald, 7 September 2019

Here's why women should be worried about religious discrimination bill, 30 August 2019

Poll reveals lukewarm public support for religious freedom legislation, The Conversation, 9 July 2019