This year’s federal budget lacks the vision and serious gender lens needed to address the challenges faced by Australia in a just and sustainable manner. “While there are a number of initiatives which show promise, the budget represents a missed opportunity to tackle the drivers of poverty,” said Equality Rights Alliance (ERA) Convenor, Helen Dalley-Fisher. […]

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This year’s federal budget lacks the vision and serious gender lens needed to address the challenges faced by Australia in a just and sustainable manner. “While there are a number of initiatives which show promise, the budget represents a missed opportunity to tackle the drivers of poverty,” said Equality Rights Alliance (ERA) Convenor, Helen Dalley-Fisher. […]

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Urgent law reform needed to prevent sexual harassment at work. One in three Australians have been sexually harassed at work within the past five years. It is prevalent and pervasive. But it is also preventable. We’re calling on the Australian Government to act now to implement the remaining recommendations of the Respect@Work report, which sets […]

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Urgent law reform needed to prevent sexual harassment at work. One in three Australians have been sexually harassed at work within the past five years. It is prevalent and pervasive. But it is also preventable. We’re calling on the Australian Government to act now to implement the remaining recommendations of the Respect@Work report, which sets […]

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ERA urges the government to place care at the centre of our economy by, among other things, addressing disparities in women-dominated care sectors, tackling climate change (including through significant emission reductions), applying a gender lens to climate change and disaster planning, mitigation and response, and by making affordable housing a priority. Our recommendations for the […]

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Click on this to go directly to the post and watch the ACOSS Community Sector Post Budget Press Conference, featuring ERA Manager Helen Dalley-Fisher. Speakers Include: Australian Council of Social Service CEO Dr. Cassandra Goldie People with Disability Australia President, Samantha Connor National Council of Single Mothers and their Children CEO, Terese Edwards Council on the Ageing […]

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