Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety

Social Services
Previously, the National Centre of Excellence to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children (NCE), it is now called Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS). ANROWS was established in partnership between the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments as a key initiative of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022. ANROWS will build the evidence base on reducing violence against women and their children, to inform and improve policy, programmes and service delivery and drive future reform. The members of the Company are comprised of all nine Australian governments. ANROWS is governed by a Board of Directors and operates under a Constitution.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    J. Joint Ventures, Partnerships and Interests in Other Companies

  • Established By / Under

    Corporations Act 2001 / Company / Trust Deed / Partnership

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    10

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    C. Other

  • Auditor

    Other

  • Auditor Other

    LBW &: Partners

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Suite 2.03, Level 2, 90 Bourke Road
    Alexandria NSW 2015
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Sam Mostyn AO 3 March 2022 2 March 2026
Director VACANT
Director Prof Dawn Bessarb 16 August 2019 15 August 2023
Director Jeanette Kerr 3 March 2022 2 March 2025
Director Dr Kylie Stephen 19 February 2021 18 February 2024
Director Lois Boswell 22 February 2019 21 February 2023
Director Ms. Elizabeth Foley 29 July 2020 28 July 2024
Director Mr. Barry Sandison 13 August 2021 12 August 2025
Director Mr Edward Mosby 13 August 2021 12 August 2025
Director Ms. Greta Doherty 8 September 2022 7 September 2025
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