The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) has released their review of and response to the Australian Government’s Strategy to boost women’s workforce participation – Towards 2025. Detailed in this response is an overall support for a Strategy which focusses on increasing women’s workforce participation, however, NFAW remains concerned that this there are some key opportunities […]

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*This ERA article was included in the May Issue of Parity on Revisiting Homelessness Data*  Gender relevant and responsive housing and homelessness data has long been a source of consternation and discussion for researchers, policy-makers and advocates. The available data on homelessness services, housing stress and housing assistance goes some way to uncovering women’s housing […]

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The Productivity Commission has been conducting an inquiry into Reforms to Human Services over 2016-17, looking specifically at competition, contestability and user choice. Social housing and specialist homelessness services are being considered as part of this inquiry. ERA has made submissions throughout the process of this inquiry and joined with the Australian Women Against Violence […]

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True Relationships & Reproductive Health has joined in partnership with Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health to host a 2-day Multicultural Women’s Health Conference in Brisbane on 31 July and 1 August 2017. This national conference will create a platform for practitioners, researchers, policy makers, community developers and consumers to advance migrant and refugee women’s reproductive […]

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Brisbane

The conference is an opportunity for health and community professionals working with women experiencing unplanned pregnancy, and those interested in or working in the fields of abortion provision from across Australia, to advance their skills and expertise in this area of reproductive health.

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  Last week in Melbourne, ERA brought together 53 representatives from 34 of our  member organisations for our annual member’s meeting. Over two days, ERA members shared their work and connected with other organisations working to advance gender equality and women’s rights.   Together we also agreed on the strategic direction of our advocacy and projects for […]

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