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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Are you a young person or youth led organisation who develops, runs, and/or advocates for feminist education programs? Are you a young person or youth led organisation involved in educative feminist media and academia? (Youth led organisations are defined as organisations that are predominantly governed and staffed by young people) The Young Women’s Advisory Group […]

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Equality Rights Alliance has joined with the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance in writing to the Prime Minister and all Federal, State and Territory Treasurers and Ministers for Housing, Women and the Prevention of Family Violence to put forward our vision for a gender responsive National Housing and Homelessness Agreement. With negotiations underway between the States, […]

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The timeline for Federal pre-budget submissions is different this year, with community stakeholder submissions due by 15 December. Usually submissions are due in late January-early February, so please get this information out to your networks. It is critical that we maintain and continue to build the pressure on the need for gender responsive budgeting. This […]

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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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Women’s Legal Services NSW (WLSNSW) has recently released the Domestic Violence and Renting: Prioritising Safety at Home report which details experiences of domestic violence and renting in NSW from a 2017 WLSNSW survey. WLSNSW has been leading a push  to make tenancy laws in NSW fairer for people experiencing domestic violence working to strengthen proposed […]

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The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) has released their review of and response to the Australian Government’s Strategy to boost women’s workforce participation – Towards 2025. Detailed in this response is an overall support for a Strategy which focusses on increasing women’s workforce participation, however, NFAW remains concerned that this there are some key opportunities […]

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