Member Notices

Working Together for Equality: Moving Forward

This forum on the 23rd of April will be an opportunity to discuss the Post 2015 Development Agenda and feedback from the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. 

Email inquiries: B20@jerainternational.org

Tickets are avilable HERE. 

Women's Power to Stop War

Women's Power to Stop War is an exhibition celebrating the centenary of the Women's International League for Peace and freedom, the oldest international women's peace movement in the world. 

You are invited to attend the launch of the exhibition at 5:30pm Friday 27 February at the Canberra Museum + Gallery.

RSVP: (02) 6207 3968

Women in Adult & Vocational Education (WAVE) National Conference 2015

Date
Wed, 08/04/2015 - 12:00
Location

Victoria University, City Flinders Cmapus, Level 12, 300 Flinders St, Melbourne

WAVE, in partnership with Manufacturing Skills Australia, presents the WAVE National Conference 2015 - Leaders, teachers, learners, leavers: Women in the Australian VET market

The event will feture a host of speakers including: Miriam Silva, Erica Smith,Susan Hopgood, Minister Richardson (Vic), Kira Clarke, Sally Thomson,Ruth Schubert, Joy Taylor, Fiona Lowery, Sam Sheppard, Elaine Butler and Jane Newton.

Register through the WAVE website.

VIEW Clubs of Australia International Women's Day Luncheon

Date
Thu, 05/03/2015 - 12:00
Location

The Strangers Dining Room, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney

International Women's Day Luncheon with:

The Hon. Pru Goward, MP, Minister for Women

The Hon. Shelley Hancock, Speaker of NSW Legislative Assembly

The Smith Family CEO, Dr. Lisa O'Brien

Tenile, Year 12 Learning for Life Graduate

 

12:00pm for a 12:30 start. Event concludes at 3:00pm. 

2 course luncheon: $75 (including beverages)

RSVP by 27 February. Further information can be found on the VIEW website

VIEW Clubs of Australia International Women's Day Luncheon

Date
Thu, 05/03/2015 - 12:00
Location

The Strangers Dining Room, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney

International Women's Day Luncheon with:

The Hon. Pru Goward, MP, Minister for Women

The Hon. Shelley Hancock, Speaker of NSW Legislative Assembly

The Smith Family CEO, Dr. Lisa O'Brien

Tenile, Year 12 Learning for Life Graduate

 

12:00pm for a 12:30 start. Event concludes at 3:00pm. 

2 course luncheon: $75 (including beverages)

RSVP by 27 February. Further information can be found on the VIEW website

Beryl Women Inc. 40th birthday and book launch

Date
Wed, 04/03/2015 - 16:30
Location

Tilly’s Devine Café Gallery, Cnr Brigalow & Wattle Streets, Lyneham ACT

To celebrate 40 years of supporting women and their accompanying children escaping domestic and family violence in the ACT, and as part of International Women’s Day (Sunday, March 8) celebrations, the event will feature stories of former clients, performances, and will include the launch of a book on Beryl’s history.

Guests will have an opportunity to purchase the book for a donation towards Beryl Women Inc.’s children’s program.  We are pleased to announce that the book will be launched jointly by ACT Minister for Women the Hon Yvette Berry MLA and the Hon Jenny Macklin MP. Canapés and refreshments will be provided. All are welcome.

RSVP: admin@beryl.org.au by 25 February

Celebrating women’s economic ownership through creativity and craft webinar

Date
Fri, 06/03/2015 - 17:30
Location

Webinar

The webinar is part of an ongoing project between Oxfam Australia Trading and the Oxfam office in South Africa, which is helping to build the capacity of our Producers in South Africa and creating stronger connections between the Australian public and the work we do in South Africa.

Oxfam’s "Celebrating women's economic ownership through creativity and craft" webinar is bringing together artisans from South Africa and Australia along with the Australian general public to share ideas and celebrate women's successes.

With guest speakers from Oxfam Australia, Oxfam in South Africa, an Australian artisan and various South African artisans the webinar will examine how fair and ethical trade has helped improve the lives of women around the world. 

You can attend the event by joining online, or by attending one of the events that Oxfam will be hosting across locations in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Perth. The events will feature products, photographs of our producer groups and refreshments.

RSVPs are essential - please see the attached invitation to view more details and to RSVP.

Sustaining Women's Empowerment in Communities and Organisations (SWECO) Award Ceremony

Date
Fri, 06/03/2015 - 15:00
Location

NSW Parliament House, Sydney

The Award Ceremony is to be hosted by the Hon Catherine Cusack MLC who will present the awards to all finalists and winners.

The event will also include an E-book Launch of Pathways to Gender Equality - The role of Merit and Quotas by Senator Claire Moore. 
More information about this E- book is available at the Leadership for Women website

To register for this free public event, please go to the Eventbrite event page. 

The event is also being videotaped so that it can be accessed via You Tube.

WILPF Australian Peacewomen Awards & Women's Power to Stop War Conference

Date
Thu, 28/05/2015 - 17:30
Location

University House, Great Hall

1 Balmain Crescent

Acton, ACT

Are you interested in women's peacebuilding and disarmament? Join the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom as we discuss the principles of sustainable peacebuilding, explore the root causes of conflict and celebrate the achievements of four Australian women who are committed to peacebuilding, human rights, disarmamenet and social and economic justice. 

The Peacewomen Awards will take place on Thursday 28 May from 5:30pm-9pm. The conference will take place on Friday 29 May from 9am to 6:30pm.

More information and tickets available here

Women in Rotary's 4th Melbourne International Women's Day Breakfast

Date
Thu, 05/03/2015 - 07:00
Location

The Palladium, Crown, Southbank

Q&A style panel discussing:

"Does Gender Diversity Benefit Us All? The Debate we have to have"

For further information, and to register, visit the Rotary event page or the Rotary Women website.

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