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International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

We must recognise and value the role of women, whether serving or civilian, and highlight their contribution in defence of Australia. Widows, women and veteran families deserve to be more than a by-line in veteran policy. Throughout NSW Women’s Week and International Women’s Day, we shined a light...

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NSW Women’s Week

NSW Women’s Week

During NSW Women’s Week and International Women's Day on 8 March, we shine a light on gender bias within our community. The impacts of service in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) disproportionately affect women in tangible and intangible ways. For example, it is well known that many women,...

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Stay safe

Stay safe

Emergency and disaster information We thank everyone in the community who has shown tremendous bravery and care helping others in need during these immense catastrophic weather conditions. We hope our members and followers are staying safe and well cared for. Thank you to our members, volunteers...

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Prevalence of elder abuse

Prevalence of elder abuse

In February 2022 the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) released the findings of its first study into the prevalence of elder abuse within the Australian community. Elder abuse is a single or repeated act; or lack of appropriate action occurring within any relationship where there is an...

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AWWNSW eNewsletter February 2022

AWWNSW eNewsletter February 2022

Since our last e-news update, we have been further challenged by life with COVID-19. Some of us have been affected by restrictions and isolation. If you, or someone you know, is having a tough time and needs support, information, or guidance, please reach out to our office at...

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Have your say and help shape a future free from gender-based violence

Have your say and help shape a future free from gender-based violence

Have your say and help shape a future free from gender-based violence in Australia.  It is important that the voices of those within the Defence and Veteran community are heard.  We know far too little about gender-based violence within the Defence and Veteran community. We know it exists, we know...

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AWWNSW Board Director appointed Member of the Order of Australia

AWWNSW Board Director appointed Member of the Order of Australia

Congratulations to AWWNSW Board Director Major General Susan Coyle CSC DSM who has been appointed Member (AM) of the Order of Australia during the Australia Day 2022 Honours List announced by the Governor-General.  This was awarded for exceptional performance of duty as the Commander Joint Task...

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Online classes are back!

Online classes are back!

Our online health and wellbeing program had a break over the holiday season but has now officially returned. Here is the 2022 class schedule: Chair Yoga – Tuesday 12.30pm, Thursday 11am Singing Lessons – Wednesday 10am Modified Dance – Friday 10am Not yet signed up to one of our enjoyable and...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

From the AWWNSW team and family to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a New Year of good health and happiness. Our new team have come to know many of you throughout this challenging year and hope we meet many more in 2022. We look forward to taking AWWNSW through the next phase of...

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Casual and Volunteer Callout

Casual and Volunteer Callout

AWWNSW has exciting work and projects in the pipeline We are seeking enthusiastic casual and volunteer talent to be actively involved in many facets of the organisation. Expressions of interest are open! If you are interested in Administration, Advocacy, Communications and Marketing, Events, Peer...

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