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?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    C. Other

  • Auditor


  • Auditor Other

    LBW &: Partners

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    12 February 2013

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Sam Mostyn 20 April 2018 19 April 2022
Other Mr. Brenton Philp 7 August 2020 Determined by the appointer
Director Prof. Dawn Bessarb 16 August 2019 16 August 2023
Director Prof. Jenny Morgan 23 November 2018 22 November 2022
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