here to download The Constitution (PDF
here to download the NASASV Membership form
objectives of NASASV are:
co-ordinate the sharing of information, skills
and resources between services and state networks
on all aspects of service provision and co-ordination.
To assist governments in developing policies
for building safer communities.
To lobby and negotiate with Commonwealth, State
and Territory governments, government departments
and other relevant organisations on issues of
common concern to sexual assault service providers
and those who are affected by sexual violence.
To promote an understanding of sexual violence
in the context of gender and power relations.
To promote equity of access to services for
all survivors of sexual violence, recognising
that women and children are the most predominant
survivors of such violence, paying particular
attention to those most marginalised on the
basis of their race, culture, gender, disability,
age, language, sexual orientation and geographic
To promote community awareness of sexual violence
and its personal and social consequences at
a state, national and international level and
to support and facilitate the community education
and community development role of services at
a local level.
To undertake research relating to service provision
for survivors of sexual violence.
To provide information on training developments
and resources to services and to promote high
quality training and skills development for
workers through liaison with relevant national
and state training bodies and participation
in the development of accredited training.
To monitor the range and diversity of service
models and promote, through the development
of best practice models, the best possible services
To organise and facilitate national meetings,
conferences and seminars.
To undertake any other activities necessary
to fulfil the purpose of the organisation.