In a controversial move, the National Gender Pay Equity Taskforce has put forward a new proposal to reduce men’s pay in their “Shortcut to Equality” plan.  Taskforce Director Sally Bayne said, “We recognise that solutions to the gender pay gap have traditionally centred on increasing the amount women are paid, however, we note this focus […]

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Lifeline Australia’s DV-Alert is a nationally recognised training program funded by the Department of Social Services as a key initiative under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and Their Children. Since 2011, the 2-day DV-Alert training course has been offered, free of charge, to the health, allied health and community frontline workers. The training […]

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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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Check out our feminist playlist for the summer… Got any suggestions? Send us an email via the Contact Us page!   You Don’t Own Me – Leslie Gore / Grace Independent Woman, Part 1 – Destiny’s Child I’m Just a Girl – No Doubt Fight Song – Rachel Platten Don’t Rain on My Parade – […]

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This is our new website – a place where you can find information on the Equality Rights Alliance and our projects, members and events, the latest news on gender equality advocacy in Australia, and actions you can take to make your voice heard. The website will continue to be under construction over the December/January period. […]

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This study explores inheritance in farming families (‘farming’ includes all types of primary production in this context). Previous research on this topic has tended to focus on farm succession issues, and has involved farming parents and their successors, who are normally sons. This study aims to increase understanding of farming family inheritance by taking a more […]

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