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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*This ERA article was included in the May Issue of Parity on Revisiting Homelessness Data*  Gender relevant and responsive housing and homelessness data has long been a source of consternation and discussion for researchers, policy-makers and advocates. The available data on homelessness services, housing stress and housing assistance goes some way to uncovering women’s housing […]

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True Relationships & Reproductive Health has joined in partnership with Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health to host a 2-day Multicultural Women’s Health Conference in Brisbane on 31 July and 1 August 2017. This national conference will create a platform for practitioners, researchers, policy makers, community developers and consumers to advance migrant and refugee women’s reproductive […]

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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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