However, like the Migrant Women's Refuge the REWP also struggled to provide a service for all migrant women who sought refuge.
The REWP was not readily incorporated into the women's refuge program.
In 1984, spurred on by the success and strong advocacy of the Migrant Women's Refuge, combined with the perceived need for a stronger feminist advocacy platform for immigrant and refugee women, the REWP was also established.
Orr's paper erroneously describes the refuge as operating as a "resource group" for the refuge program, perhaps confusing it with the REWP. See Orr, "Women's Refuge Movement in Victoria, 209; Gray Jameison, Reaching for Health, 48.
(81.) REWP editorial collective, Refuges Multicultural Newsletter t (1985): 2; Nawdy Roussety, "Multicultural Services of the Women's Refuge Group of WA," Paper Presented at National Womens Refuge Conference, Tasmania, 1988.
(82.) Roussety, "Multicultural Services of the Women's Refuge Group of WA"; REWP Report on National Women's Refuges Conference, Nov.