Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Women's Safety NSW Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Purposes of charity
Other: Advocate for systemic policy and law reform for women and children who experience domestic violence. There are 28 individual WDVCAS across NSW who operate in 108 local courts.
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
Civic and advocacy activities
General activities
  • Law and legal services
  • Political activities
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The purpose of WDVCAS NSW is to: advocate in social, legal and political settings on behalf of women and children who have experienced domestic violence; collaborate and consult with key stakeholders; as well as formulate recommendations for systemic policy and law reform. The specific aims of WDVCAS NSW are to: 1.identify and respond to emerging issues associated with domestic violence, with a focus on systemic policy and law reform;2.promote a co-operative and integrated approach to working in domestic violence to ensure effective service delivery; 3.collaborate with local courts, NSW police, referral support services and other relevant bodies where appropriate; 4.promote dialogue and debate on issues associated with domestic violence; and 5.identify, analyse and disseminate up to date research. Members of WDVCAS NSW exchange information and discuss social, legal and procedural issues impacting on their services. In identifying and discussing systemic issues and developing strategies to address these issues, WDVCAS NSW acts as a strong advocate for legal and social policy reform for women and their children experiencing domestic violence.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • Elderly people
  • Women

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Volunteers: 0
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
New South Wales

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to
New South Wales
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
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