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Media Release: Albanese Government funds Working Women’s Centres across the country

4 July 2024 News

The Albanese Government funds Working Women’s Centres across the country. Working Women’s Centres (WWC) have been funded in every state and territory to assist women who are experiencing sexual harassment, discrimination and other workplace issues. The Albanese Government has funded established centres (South Australia, Queensland and Northern Territory) and women’s legal centres, community legal centres, unions and workers’ compensation services …

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New report reveals how Australia’s child support system facilitates economic abuse of women

13 May 2024 News

Media release / Sunday 5 May 2024 National peak body Women’s Legal Services Australia released their research report into the non-payment of child support as a form of economic abuse of Australian women. The non-payment of child support is a deeply gendered issue and remains an unrecognised form of economic abuse by many Australian Government agencies and financial institutions. The …

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Our mission

Women’s Legal Service WA provides a range of legal support services to West Australian women in crisis or those facing disadvantage.

  • Educate women to know their legal rights
  • Support women in gaining equitable access to information, advice and advocacy
  • Assist women to achieve fair outcomes
  • Empower women to make informed legal choices

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There are a number of ways you can assist us with achieving access to justice for women in Australia.