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Recent coverage

National Summit on Women’s Safety ‘critical’: Bendigo’s Centre for Non-Violence, Bendigo Advertiser, 7 September 2021

‘Little band-aids we can put on this situation’: shortfalls of Morrison’s Women’s Safety Summit laid bare, Women’s Agenda, 6 September 2021

Scott Morrison gave the opening address of the Women’s Safety Summit, Women's Agenda, 6 September 2021

Post: Women’s summit targets consent, Saturday Paper, 6 September 2021

Surveillance, drones and kill switches: abusers use technology to terrorise women, Sydney Morning Herald, 5 September 2021

‘The dial hasn’t shifted’: Concrete action needed after 12 years of plans to stop family violence, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 September 2021

Experts demand action as Women’s Safety Summit starts, Women’s Agenda, 2 September 2021

Blueprint to stop violence against women, The Standard, 2 September 2021

Blueprint to stop violence against women, 7News, 2 September 2021

Blueprint to stop violence against women, Perth Now , 2 September 2021

Blueprint to stop violence against women, Yahoo, 2 September 2021

Australian advocacy groups push for government investment to stop sexual violence, The Guardian, 29 July 2021

'Harmful' content remains on website behind controversial milkshake consent video, safety groups say, SBS News, 3 June 2021

Australia pulls insulting, bizarre, 'milkshake' sex consent education videos, The Hong Kong Standard, 21 April 2021

Milkshake sexual consent video pulled from government website,, 20 April 2021

The worst thing about that consent video? It’s believable our government made it, The New Daily, 20 April 2021

This Might Be the Worst PSA About Consent Ever Made, The Mary Sue, 19 April 2021

Government’s ‘confusing’ new education campaign uses tacos and milkshakes to explain consent,, 19 April 2021

Women’s groups and unions unite to fight for women’s workplace safety, Pro Bono News, 14 April 2021

'We don’t need more talking, we need action': Frontline women’s violence workers slam national survey, SBS News, 8 April 2021

Morrison announces cabinet reshuffle, new women's taskforce, The Canberra Times, 29 March 2021

Women reject PM's offer of 'three person' indoor meeting, The Illawarra Mercury, 15 March 2021

The Australian and international news stories you need to know today, Monday March 15, Mamamia, 15 March 2021

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and opposition leader Jodi McKay snub historic women's march in Sydney - 'absolutely devastating' female protesters, Daily Mail Australia, 15 March 2021

‘Historic outcome’: Abortion decriminalised in South Australia, Women's Agenda, 2 March 2021

South Australia's Lower House passes abortion law after 22 hour debate, Mamamia, 18 February 2021

Leading health groups sign open letter urging South Australian MPs to vote in support of abortion reform, Women's Agenda, 16 February 2021

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, 21 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