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NSW Government
12 Apr 2017

NEW ROUND OF FUNDING TO BOOST ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN ACROSS NSW

Minister for Women, Tanya Davies today urged organisations and community groups with innovative ways to encourage leadership and economic independence for women to apply for their share of $200,000 as part of the NSW Government’s Investing in Women 2017 grants program.

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NSW Government
08 Dec 2015

HELP SHAPE DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE REFORM

Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Pru Goward today launched an 8-week public consultation inviting ideas from the domestic and family violence (DFV) sector, community groups and the public on ways to improve responses to victims and perpetrators of DFV in NSW.

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NSW Government
28 Nov 2015

WOMEN THE TOPIC OF CONVERSATION IN NSW

Women's participation in the workforce is at an all-time high in NSW but there is still much work to be done on gender equality according to the findings of a new report launched last night by the Minister for Women Pru Goward.

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NSW Government
24 Nov 2015

DELIVERING A STRONGER SYLLABUS TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Teachers and students will be given the means to recognise and act on domestic violence with a new ‘toolkit’ for the mandatory Year 7 to Year 10 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) syllabus from Term 1 in 2016.

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NSW Government
14 Oct 2015

Domestic violence: enough is enough

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Pru Goward today announced a $60 million package to target perpetrators and support women, men and children who have experienced domestic and family violence (DFV).

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NSW Government
04 Feb 2015

2015 NSW Women of the Year Awards

The NSW Women of the Year finalists have been announced! Have your say and celebrate the outstanding contributions of women in NSW.

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NSW Government
28 Jan 2015

Child not bride campaign to end underage forced marriage

The NSW Government today announced that a new advertising and community engagement campaign will begin next month to raise awareness about the illegality of underage forced marriage.

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NSW Government
03 Dec 2014

New legislation to strengthen protections and inclusion for people with disability

Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka will today announce the commencement of the new legislation at Parliament House that will protect people with disability during and following transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and enshrine their rights and inclusion within the community.

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NSW Government
15 Oct 2014

Grassroot grants to fight domestic violence

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced $70,000 in community grants to reduce and respond to domestic and family violence across NSW.

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NSW Women of the Year Awards - Winners Announced
10 Mar 2014

2014 NSW Women of the year awards

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the winners of the 2014 NSW Women of the Year Awards.

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It Stops Here
16 Feb 2014

It Stops Here - A new approach to domestic violence in NSW

Launch of the NSW Government’s It Stops Here Domestic and Family Violence Framework, to drive down rates of domestic violence, and better respond to victims when it occurs.

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Domestic and Family Violence Council Appointed
12 Aug 2013

REFORMED DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE COUNCIL APPOINTED

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the appointment of eight non-government members to the newly established NSW Domestic and Family Violence Council.

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Skills Development Strategy - Domestic and Family Violence Reforms
12 Aug 2013

$1.5 MILLION PARTNERSHIP TO BETTER TACKLE DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced a new partnership between Family and Community Services and TAFE NSW to provide education, training and professional development for frontline workers who deal with victims of domestic and family violence in NSW.

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NSW Government
09 Aug 2013

NEW FOCUS ON MEN’S BEHAVIOUR TO STOP DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the establishment of the Men’s Behaviour Change Network to act as an advisory body for effective ways of working with men to reduce domestic and family violence.

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NSW Government
09 Aug 2013

PILOT PROGRAM TO REDUCE APPREHENDED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER BREACHES

Minister for Women Pru Goward, Attorney General Greg Smith SC and Member for Strathfield Charles Casuscelli today announced funding of $60,000 to support a Legal Aid NSW pilot program aimed at reducing breaches of Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVO).

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It Stops Here
17 Jul 2013

NSW’S FIRST MEN’S TELEPHONE COUNSELLING AND REFERRAL SERVICE TO REDUCE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Minster for Women Pru Goward today announced that the NSW Government will commit $2 million over three years to fund NSW’s first telephone counselling and referral service for violent or potentially violent men to help reduce domestic violence.

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It Stops Here
17 Jul 2013

A STRONGER EVIDENCE BASE TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the NSW Government is investing $620,000 to strengthen the evidence base to prevent domestic violence, through three major violence prevention studies.

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Investing in Women Funding Program
17 Jul 2013

NSW BOOSTING WOMEN IN NON-TRADITIONALTRADES

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the first round of successful applicants to be awarded funding under the NSW Government’s new Investing In Women funding program.

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It Stops Here
09 Jul 2013

IT STOPS HERE: STANDING TOGETHER TO END DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today encouraged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to get online and provide feedback to the NSW Government’s reforms to improve the response to domestic and family violence in NSW.

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It Stops Here
25 Jun 2013

UNITED EFFORT TO END DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE IN NSW

Minister for Women Pru Goward was joined today by Minister for Health Jillian Skinner and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher to announce the NSW Government’s new reforms

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NSW Government
18 Jun 2013

NSW INVESTING TO IMPROVE SERVICES AND LIVES

The NSW Government continues to reform and deliver improved services and lives for

vulnerable children, young people and families, through initiatives in the NSW 2013-14 Budget.

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Women in NSW 2013 Media Release
14 Jun 2013

STATISTICS CAN IMPROVE SERVICES AND LIVES

Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward today launched Women in NSW 2013, the second annual report on the status of women in NSW.

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Aurora
06 May 2013

NEW APP TO HELP PEOPLE EXPERIENCING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward today launched a new smart phone app for people who are experiencing domestic and family violence.

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Who Said Only Blokes Can Be Tradies?
11 Apr 2013

WHO SAID ONLY BLOKES CAN BE TRADIES?

Minister for Women Pru Goward will today meet with careers advisers from across NSW to provide new tools to support high school girls into careers in non-traditional occupations.

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WOTY Finalists
07 Mar 2013

2013 NSW WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the winners of the 2013 NSW Women of the Year Awards during a special reception at NSW Parliament House

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WOTY Finalists
20 Feb 2013

Premier's Finalists - NSW Woman of the Year Award

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the six finalists for the 2013 NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year Award.

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Investing in Women Funding Program
19 Feb 2013

Funding To Boost Women's Economic Participation

The NSW Government is boosting support for women’s economic participation with $200,000 for innovative projects that assist women into non-traditional trades.

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11 Dec 2012

Domestic Violence Justice Strategy for NSW

A new domestic violence justice strategy will be implemented across NSW.

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Women of the Year Awards
09 Dec 2012

Vote now for your 2013 NSW Woman of the Year

Minister for Women Pru Goward is encouraging people across the state to get involved and vote for their NSW Woman of the Year.

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30 Nov 2012

Lighting the way for future female electrical trade workers

Minister for Women Pru Goward today congratulated the first group of young women to participate in Ausgrid’s Work Experience Week.

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White Ribbon
29 Nov 2012

16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence Against Women

A global campaign which draws attention to the critical issue of violence against women.

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Minister Goward, Angie Ballard and Louise Sauvage
08 Nov 2012

WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS OPEN

Today Minister for Women, Pru Goward launched the 2013 Women of the Year Awards

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Domestic And Family Violence
12 Oct 2012

NEW APPROACH TO DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE

Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced a new approach to tackling domestic and family violence in NSW.

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Woman working in industrial setting
02 Oct 2012

AUSGRID JOINS CAMPAIGN

Minister for Women, Pru Goward and Minister for Resources and Energy, Chris Hartcher today announced a new partnership between Women NSW and Ausgrid.

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Women in trades
06 Sep 2012

FORGING NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN NSW

Minister for Women Pru Goward and Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli recently announced a joint campaign to encourage more women to work in non-traditional trades.

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Parliment House
04 Sep 2012

Register for formal apology

The NSW Government will make a formal apology for forced adoption practices which occurred in New South Wales.

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27 Aug 2012

Trends and Issues in Domestic Violence

Minister for Women welcomed the final report of the Standing Committee on Social Issues into the trends and issues surrounding domestic violence.

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Minister for women, Pru Goward.
03 Jul 2012

Women in NSW 2012

Women in NSW 2012, a comprehensive report on the status of women in NSW, was launched by Minister for Women, Pru Goward on 3 July.

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