Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Women's Safety NSW Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Advocacy and civic activities
Main activities
  • Research
  • Other
    • Advocating on behalf of and supporting women experiencing domestic and family violence.
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 haveexperienced 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 onsystemic policy and law reform;2. promote a co-operative and integrated approach to working in domestic violence to ensureeffective service delivery;3. collaborate with local courts, NSW police, referral support services and other relevant bodieswhere appropriate;4. promote dialogue and debate on issues associated with domestic violence; and5. identify, analyse and disseminate up to date research.Members of WDVCAS NSW exchange information and discuss social, legal and proceduralissues impacting on their services. In identifying and discussing systemic issues and developingstrategies to address these issues, WDVCAS NSW acts as a strong advocate for legal and socialpolicy reform for women and their children experiencing domestic violence.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
New South Wales
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
  • Females
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Victims of crime (including family violence)

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 1

Section D: Finance

Accounting method used in the 2016 reporting period
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
2016 Financial report
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Income and Expenses

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