Image credit: 2018 NAIDOC poster, tarmunggie-woman, by Cheryl Moggs, a proud descendant of the Bigambul people of Goondiwindi, Bungunya and Toobeah regions in South West Queensland. See more about the poster and artist here. 2018 NAIDOC Week began 8 July and will run through to 15 July. The theme is Because of Her, We Can  – recognising, […]

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Canberra

The 2018 Pamela Denoon Lecture ‘Time’s up on sexual harassment’ will be given by Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins (see details below and flier attached). Ms Jenkins’ lecture will focus on the recent report into sexual harassment and assault at Australian Universities. She will discuss the findings, the proposed strategies, and the response to the report. […]

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Canberra

Join the National Library of Australia for a special dinner to celebrate the 100th anniversary of eight million women being granted the right to vote in the United Kingdom. Genevieve Jacobs will lead historians Dr Beatrice Bijon and Dr Clare Wright in a discussion on women’s suffrage in Australia and the UK, followed by a […]

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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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