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Violence against women and their children affects everybody. It impacts on the health, wellbeing and safety of a significant proportion of Australians throughout all states and territories and places an enormous burden on the nation’s economy across family and community services, health and hospitals, income-support and criminal justice systems.


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ANROWS host events as part of its knowledge translation and exchange work, including public lectures, workshops and research launches. Details of upcoming ANROWS, and stakeholder events, along with sector news is available from the list on the right.



ANROWS was established by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.



To support the take-up of evidence, ANROWS offers a range of resources developed from research to support practitioners and policy-makers in delivering evidence-based interventions.

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ANROWS Notepad 16 May 2019

Thursday, 16th May 2019

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10th anniversary of Time for Action, the blueprint for the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022

Friday, 10th May 2019

Newly appointed Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, the Hon Mark Speakman, will meet with the National Council... Read more

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ANROWS Notepad 2 May 2019

Thursday, 2nd May 2019

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