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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

Endorsement of Civil Society Statement to the Australian Government Calling for a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse and Neglect of People with Disability

A Civil Society Statement prepared by Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) calling for Federal Government support for a Royal Commission into violence and abuse against people with disability. The statement is open for organisational endorsement with further details available here. The statement is available here.  

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NFAW Gender Lens on the 17-18 Budget

The National Foundation of Australian Women has released the Gender Lens on the 17-18 Budget, bringing together a gendered analysis of measures in the Budget with recommendations to enhance gender awareness and responsiveness in the Budget cycle. The Australian Government Budget process does not incorporate gender responsive budgeting nor produce a Women’s Budget Statement. Without […]

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A Glance at Housing in #Budget17 and What it Means for Women

*Sincere thanks to Terese Edwards from the National Council of Single Mothers and their Children for assistance in putting this together* The 2017/18 budget is a mixed bag for women. There are a number of measures that are welcome such as the move to ban direct cross-examination of survivors of violence by perpetrators in family […]

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Latest Events

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JUN

2017
Sydney Feminists mid-year fundraiser: Whim ‘N Rhythm Sing for Sydney

Sydney Feminists mid-year fundraiser: Whim ‘N Rhythm Sing for Sydney

Listen to your favourite tunes harmonized by some of the world’s most talented singers.  Profits on the night will go towards The Sydney Feminists’ educational outreach programs. Date and Time: Tuesday 13 June at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start (Performance duration 1 hour) Venue: The Red Rattler, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville Tickets: $15.50 (Purchase yours […]

Time: 6.30pm
Location: Marrickville

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MAY

17
The Case for an Australian Modern Slavery Act

The Case for an Australian Modern Slavery Act

There are an estimated 45.8 million people around the world living in modern slavery. Modern slavery affects every country, and for many large businesses – their supply chains. The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 is being viewed as a ground-breaking model for action by governments, particularly in relation to requiring transparency and reporting by companies on their supply chains.

Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Location: Canberra

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Future Directions, Our Council, Our Voice: Driving Cultural Change -NCWA Conference

Note: This conference runs over 3 days from 14-16 June.  Come together and hear from national experts on women’s economic empowerment, women’s leadership and women’s safety. The conference will discuss issues relating to each of these thematic areas and formulate solutions based on an examination of root causes. These issues include poverty and homelessness for older women […]

Time: 1:00pm-9:00pm
Location: Canberra

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