Media Releases

WLSA launches five step plan to keep women and children safe in family law - 5 May 2016

A national alliance of over 90 organizations have called on the leaders of all major political parties to back a five step plan

View the full media release 5 May, 2016

WLSA Newsletter #1 2016

This is the first edition of a quarterly member update from Women’s Legal Services Australia (WLSA).

View the full media release 3 February, 2016

Family law changes to improve outcomes for women and children - 27 Nov 2015

Community lawyers welcome proposed family law changes but further reform needed

View the full media release 30 November, 2015

Safer Systems for Family Violence Victims

Calls to amend the Family Law Act to stop DV abusers from directly cross examining their victims in family law trials

View the full media release 26 October, 2015

Better Access to Justice for Family Violence Victims

New Victoria Legal Aid family law trial funding guidelines allows vulnerable clients with safety concerns to be represented…..

View the full media release 2 September, 2014

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