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How Many More Deaths Will it Take?

WESNET MEDIA RELEASE 17 December 2004 How many more deaths will it take? asks WESNET Chair Pauline Woodbridge, before the Commonwealth seriously tackles the systemic violence suffered by Indigenous women in Australia. A recent Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report* shows that Indigenous Women are 12 times more likely to be murdered than non-Indigenous […]

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Women & Children Out in the Cold Again

WESNET Media Release 27 October 2004 **Under Embargo until 1.00am, 29 October 2004.** The latest data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare says of the 12,200 homeless people accommodated daily, people with kids are the ones turned away the most often said Ms Pauline Woodbridge, National Chairperson of WESNET (Womens Services Network). […]

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Domestic Violence Peak Body Says Labor is Safer for Women

WESNET Media Release 8 October 2004 “Where is violence against women on the election agenda?” asks WESNET, peak body for womens domestic violence services across Australia. “Domestic and family violence, rape and killing of women has gone on unabated, undebated and largely unnoticed in this election campaign” said Pauline Woodbridge, National Chairperson of WESNET, the […]

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Women’s Domestic Violence Peak Fears an Increase in Domestic Murders

WESNET Media Release 30 July 2004 The proposed changes to the Family Law system will result in even more deaths of women and children, unless the new Family Relationships Centres to be established across the country prioritise safety of women and children above all other considerations, according to WESNET (the Womens Services Network), peak body […]

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