The ACT Women’s Awards honour individual women who have demonstrated courage and/ or have made an outstanding contribution to the lives of women and girls in the ACT.
If you know an outstanding woman or girl who has made a significant contribution to the community, consider nominating her for an award. There are three categories: ACT Woman of the Year; ACT Senior Woman of the Year; and ACT Young Woman of the Year.
The 2014 ACT Awards will be announced by the Minister for Women during International Women’s Day celebrations in March 2014.
The UNAA Media Awards is a prestigious National Awards Program that recognises those journalists, producers and editors, who seek to promote understanding and awareness about humanitarian and social justice issues in our society and stimulate public debate. Journalists and producers whose work has appeared in the Australian media between 2 September 2012 and 30 August 2013 are encouraged to nominate now.
MAJOR AWARD CATEGORIES:
-Best Print: News Feature
-Best Television (Sponsored by SBS):News, Current Affairs, Feature/ Documentary
-Best Radio: News, Documentary
SPECIAL AWARD CATEGORIES:
-Promotion of Aboriginal Reconciliation(Sponsored by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)
-Promotion of Multicultural Issues(Sponsored by the Australian Multicultural Foundation)
-Increasing Awareness and Understanding of Women’s Rights and Issues(Sponsored by the Office of Women’s Policy)
-Increasing Awareness and Understanding of Children’s Rights and Issues
-Promotion of Positive Images of the Older Person
For more information on the awards please call the UNAA Victoria Office on (03) 9670 7878. Please send nominations to email@example.com before 5pm, August 30.
Put Your Voting Glasses On is a candidates forum... with a twist. This is your opportunity to ask candidates the questions that matter to you in a speed campaigning format. So, come along and get your voting glasses on.
University House, Australian National University, Canberra
In March 2012, the Australian Government launched National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security, based on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Civil society organisations made substantial and constructive recommendations through the drafting process.
Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville, NSW
Despite the achievements of the women's movement over the past four decades, misogyny remains a persistent force in Western culture. In this important documentary, Thomas Keith, professor of philosophy at California State University-Long Beach, looks specifically at misogyny and sexism in mainstream western media, exploring how negative definitions of femininity and hateful attitudes toward women get constructed and perpetuated at the very heart of popular culture.
In the lead up to the upcoming Federal Election, ACLW will be running a Panel commencing on 22 March 13 to explore a range of issues that concern women who are disadvantaged in the Australian community. The Panel is still open to women who represent an organisation that assists women who are disadvantaged in the Australian community.
For the second year running, TEDxCanberra will host a satellite event with TED's TEDWomen on the afternoon of Friday 6 December. We're expanding this year to include live presenters of our own.
One of many TEDxWomen events held around the world, TEDxCanberraWomen includes a session from the TEDWomen event on screen, as well as a session of Canberra women talking about their work and passions.
TEDxCanberraWomen is a great opportunity to share ideas with a diverse group of women (and men). If you’re looking for a stimulating afternoon of learning and sharing in a respectful and inclusive environment, then TEDxCanberraWomen is for you!
Please check our site for information on sessions and speakers, and registration, which will go live on 21 November.