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Tania Cecconi Chair of WLSWA Board

Women’s Legal Service is excited to announce the appointment of Tania Cecconi as Chair of the WSLWA Board. Tania brings a wealth of experience, insights and ideas to this role. She has worked across the public and not for profit sectors, specialising in education, training and employment. She is motivated by improving the workforce participation of vulnerable groups in society, …

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Media Release

With our peers in other jurisdictions, we welcome the Albanese Government’s Federal Budget and Women’s Budget Statement, which promotes the imperative of progressing gender equality and ending violence against women and their children. See the media release from the Women’s Legal Service Australian network here Media Release

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Client Services Officer

We are seeking a Client Services Officer whose position is the first point of contact for clients and other service providers contacting the WLSWA. Women contacting WLSWA are often distressed and many of our clients are victims of family and domestic violence or mental health consumers. As such, the successful applicant will have high level communications skills and the ability …

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Posters available – debunking myths commonly used by perpetrators to prevent women leaving an abusive relationship!

We are pleased to advise that Women’s Legal Service WA has co-designed and produced community education posters, and that hard copies are available for services, organisations, and places. The messages on the posters are aimed at debunking myths commonly used by perpetrators to prevent women leaving an abusive relationship. Victim’s fear of the adverse outcomes of fleeing or reporting abuse …

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WLSWA Election Platform Launch

Please consider reading the following statement from Women’s Legal Services Australia, before making your decision this Saturday. Click her for full statement – WLSA-Election-Platform

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Candlelight Vigil 4 May 2022

Candlelight Vigil Join us to honour and remember the lives of women and children who have been killed by domestic and family violence. When: Wednesday, 4 May, 5.00pm-6.00pm Where: Due to COVID Restrictions physical places are limited, online streaming of event is available.                                   …

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Office closure during the break period

Women’s Legal Service WA is closed from 12 noon Friday 24 December 202 and will reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022. In the event you need urgent legal advice during our Christmas closure, please telephone the Legal Aid of WA Infoline on 1300 650 579. Should you require assistance from other services, the following numbers may be useful: Women’s Domestic …

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