*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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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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