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Equality Rights Alliance is Australia’s largest network advocating for women’s equality, women’s leadership and recognition of women’s diversity. We bring together 61 organisations with an interest in advancing women’s equality.
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Stay tuned for actions you can take in 2017 to advocate for women’s rights and gender equality in Australia

Latest News

Keeping Women and Children Housed: Women’s Homelessness Prevention Project

Justice Connect Homeless Law has recently released the report Keeping Women and Children Housed: Two Years, Ten Client Stories and Ten Calls for Change. The report is based on the work of Justice Connect’s Women’s Homelessness Prevention Project (WHPP), which has supported 102 women with 157 children who were either experiencing homelessness or on the brink of it.  Informed […]

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CEDAW Reporting

The Australian Government’s eighth periodic report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is now available. You can find it here. In light of the Government’s CEDAW Report being available, the CEDAW Shadow Reports, prepared by YWCA Australia, are now publicly available here.      

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NFAW Statement: Centrelink Non-Compliance Process

The National Foundation for Australian Women has released the following statement on the Centrelink Non Compliance Process: The National Foundation for Australian Women is profoundly concerned by the Ministerially approved processes for so-called debt-recovery from Centrelink clients, and calls on the Government to cease using the process pending receipt of a report from the Commonwealth […]

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Latest Events

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APR

2017
Seabrook Chambers Public Lecture

Seabrook Chambers Public Lecture

Despite great strides toward encouraging women to attend law school, few women make partner in large law firms or go on to become federal judges. Approximately two thirds of all active federal judges are men. But there is hope for more progress.

Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Location: Melbourne Law School

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FEB

2017
An evening with Soozey Johnstone… Insider insights into I Am the Problem

An evening with Soozey Johnstone… Insider insights into I Am the Problem

Soozey is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected business advisors,  shaping businesses of today into compassionate corporations of tomorrow. She is enjoying great success with her first book, “I Am the Problem.” This book brilliantly reveals the roadblocks that hold teams back -roadblocks of character, team dynamics, or missing skills – and the roadblocks […]

Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Location: Melbourne

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FEB

2017
CSW61 Pre-Departure Briefing

CSW61 Pre-Departure Briefing

Get ready for the the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women with this pre-departure briefing!

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
Location: Melbourne

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