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WESNET is hosting Cindy Southworth in the lead up to the 8th National Homeless Conference at the Gold Coast in September. This week she spoke with groups working in the Bendigo region about technology safety. The Bendigo Advertiser also reported the event.  

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WESNET attends Tech Summit in USA

WESNET Representatives were pleased to be able to attend the 2nd Technology Summit hosted by our sister organisation in the USA, the National Network to End Domestic Violence late last month. With 27 sessions such as “Revenge Porn: A Survivor’s Story,” “Investigating Technology?Related Crimes,” and “Safety Apps for Survivors,” the summit builds on over 12 […]

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Homeless Person’s Week: 6-12 August

The theme for 2012 Homeless Persons Week is “homing in on the real issues of homelessness”. In order to understand why we are homeless, we need to see why we become homeless. Homelessness Australia, in its campaign for 2012 notes the many causes of homelessness in our community such as domestic violence, unemployment and poverty, […]

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Say NO to Violence: A Leading cause of Homelessness

[stextbox id=”alert”] Australia’s national homelessness peak body has joined forces with the Women’s Services Network (WESNET) and the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) to highlight and endorse the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Escaping domestic and family violence is the most often cited reason given by women for […]

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Family Law Bill Released

This morning (24 March 2011) the Attorney-General has announced that he is introducing the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 into Parliament today. This followed consultation on the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2010 Exposure Draft, which was supported by 73% of respondents. While the proposed changes are an important first step […]

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