Feature Event

Housing as a Human Right, and Launch of the ACT Shelter Policy Statement

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 12:15

Havelock House Meeting Room
Northbourne Avenue Turner

International Human Rights Day

Housing as a human right and Launch of the ACT Shelter Policy Statement, 2012-2014

With Dr Andrew Leigh MP Federal Member for Fraser

RI Australia 2012 Forum - “Taking the roof off housing!”

Tue, 27/11/2012 - 10:00

INSPIRE Centre, University of Canberra, Pantowora Rd, Bruce ACT

What do ADAPTABLE and LIVABLE housing really mean? Explore the voluntary code on LIVEABLE HOUSING DESIGN. Can accessible housing be affordable, sustainable, integrated with the external environment & to the community? Can it also be culturally appropriate for Indigenous and immigrant people. Internally, SMART HOUSING will have the best internal technologies – automated & with environmental control units – for people with mobility impairment and ageing Australians.

WEL–ACT 40th anniversary dinner

Fri, 23/11/2012 - 18:30

The Brassey of Canberra

Belmore Gardens & Macquarie Street, Barton

2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the Women’s Electoral Lobby.

WEL would like to invite you to join them for dinner to celebrate this important milestone in the history of Australian women.

Women In Choice

Thu, 22/11/2012 - 19:30

Tivoli Theatre, 52 Costin Street, Fortitude Valley (Brisbane)

Join Children by Choice for a special women-only fundraising event. This night of song and celebration with fabulous women performers is part of our NovemHER fundraising drive - come along and help us raise some funds as part of our 40th anniversary celebrations!

Official Launch of CONTACT 2013

Wed, 21/11/2012 - 10:30

Meeting Room 1, Griffin Centre

20 Genge St Canberra City


The Citizens Advice Bureau ACT are pleased to invite you to the official launch of:

Canberra Centenary Edition
Canberra’s Directory of Community Services

An evening with Helen Conway - Director of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 18:00

National Press Club, National Circuit, Barton ACT

Helen will address the Upcoming Changes in Gender Equality Legislation

Cost: $60 including dinner and drinks (vegetarian available)

Bookings: http://www.npc.org.au/speakers/an-evening-with-helen-conway.html

Enquiries: Kate Bosser at 1300 733221 or nfaw@nfaw.org

RVSP by Friday 16 November 2012

Parking at National Press Club available for early reservations

National Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 09:00

Hilton on the Park, Melbourne

The first National Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference will be held 20-21 November 2012 at Hilton on the Park, Melbourne by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) in association with Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia (SHFPA). More information on the conference website.

A Switch in Time: Restoring Respect to Australian Politics

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 17:45

Elder Hall, North Tce, The University of Adelaide

Did Julia Gillard’s recent speech that went global strike a chord with you? If so, come to Elder Hall on Monday 19 November and join in the conversation...

Minister O'Connor addresses National Press Club

Wed, 14/11/2012 - 11:30

National Press Club, Barton

The Minister for Housing and Homelessness, Brendan O’Connor, will be addressing the National Press Club on 14 November, 2012 from 11:30am. The Minister will speak on the topic of ‘Halving homelessness – how are we going and where to from here’.

Documentary Screening: The Bro Code: How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men

Thu, 08/11/2012 - 18:00

Marsh Room, The Roundhouse, University of New South Wales, Kensington campus

The Sydney Feminists, a media education group, would like to invite you all to attend an upcoming film screenings. In this fascinating new documentary, filmmaker Thomas Keith takes aim at the forces in male culture that condition boys and men to dehumanize and disrespect women.