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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  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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The National Foundation of Australian Women has released the Gender Lens on the 17-18 Budget, bringing together a gendered analysis of measures in the Budget with recommendations to enhance gender awareness and responsiveness in the Budget cycle. The Australian Government Budget process does not incorporate gender responsive budgeting nor produce a Women’s Budget Statement. Without […]

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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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Justice Connect Homeless Law has recently released the report Keeping Women and Children Housed: Two Years, Ten Client Stories and Ten Calls for Change. The report is based on the work of Justice Connect’s Women’s Homelessness Prevention Project (WHPP), which has supported 102 women with 157 children who were either experiencing homelessness or on the brink of it.  Informed […]

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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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