FORMING THE PEAK 

FORMATION TIMELINE

2015

  • Steering Committee Meetings/Teleconferences x 3

  • EVAWQ logo developed.

  • First Inaugural meeting of EVAWQ.

  • Steering Committee Meeting/Teleconference x 1

  • Meetings with LNP MPs Tracy Davis and Mark McArdle.

  • Steering Committee Meeting/Teleconference x 1

  • Meetings with Labor MPs:  Mark Ryan (Morayfield) Shane King (Kallangur) Chris Whiting (Murrumbah) and Nicky Boyd (Pine Rivers)

  • Steering Committee Meeting/Teleconference x 1

  • Third e-news distributed.

  • Letter sent to the Premier and Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services highlighting concerns about sexist and misogynist slogans on wicked Campers.

  • Steering Committee Meeting/Teleconference x 1

  • EVAWQ member attended Women of World Festival at the request of the Department of Communities.

  • Model Rules finalised.

  • Face to face meeting.

  • General members meeting to resolve to incorporate as an Incorporated Association.

  • EVAWQ’s application to become an Incorporated Association is accepted.

  • EVAWQ launch, Inaugural Annual General Meeting and establishment of Management Committee.

2014

  • First annual statewide meeting of ‘violence against women services’ and the establishment of a steering committee.

  • Steering Committee Meetings/Teleconferences x 4

  • Establishment of sub committees.

  • Communication link with the department of Communities established.

  • Peak officially named “Ending Violence Against Women Queensland” (EVAWQ).

  • Face to face meeting.

  • Steering Committee Meetings/Teleconferences x 3

  • First e-news of the EVAWQ peak distributed

  • Development and launch of EVAWQ website..

  • Secured pro bono legal assistance through QPILCH to assist in the establishment of the peak as an Associated Incorporation.

  • Second e-news distributed.

  • EVAWQ submission to the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence.

  • Steering Committee Meetings/Teleconferences x 2

2013

  • Representatives from a mix of networks and services met to discuss the formation of a peak to enhance the unity of violence against women services.

  • 6 planning meetings to progress the idea with the primary focus of organising a statewide meeting.