The following information has been put together by the National Council of Single Mothers and their Children (NCSMC) and can also be accessed here.  What is the Inquiry?  It a allows us to tell the government our views and experiences about ParentsNext. Including letters from DHS-Centrelink, DHS- Centrelink appointments, appointments and services with the ParentsNext providers. You […]

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In this series we have a chat with activists, advocates and stirrers making a difference for women and girls. To mark International Day of the Girl we caught up with the young feminist activist group Young Women Speak Out.  Who are you? We are five young women, Tanvi (18), Zahra (18), Tilly (18), Kate (17) […]

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Older single women are one of the fastest growing cohorts of people experiencing homelessness and most of them have never been homeless before. This paper identifies the underlying systemic and compounding causes of older women’s homelessness, examines the devastating impact of gendered economic inequality and the key policy areas that require attention. It calls for […]

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Image credit: 2018 NAIDOC poster, tarmunggie-woman, by Cheryl Moggs, a proud descendant of the Bigambul people of Goondiwindi, Bungunya and Toobeah regions in South West Queensland. See more about the poster and artist here. 2018 NAIDOC Week began 8 July and will run through to 15 July. The theme is Because of Her, We Can  – recognising, […]

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The Migrant and Refugee Women’s Voices Survey is now open! Do you identify as a migrant or refugee woman? Are you over 18 and living in Australia? Do you want to be part of a national conversation about the issues that affect you? Then Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change wants to hear […]

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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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The National Foundation for Australian Women has released the following statement on the Centrelink Non Compliance Process: The National Foundation for Australian Women is profoundly concerned by the Ministerially approved processes for so-called debt-recovery from Centrelink clients, and calls on the Government to cease using the process pending receipt of a report from the Commonwealth […]

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Check out our feminist playlist for the summer… Got any suggestions? Send us an email via the Contact Us page!   You Don’t Own Me – Leslie Gore / Grace Independent Woman, Part 1 – Destiny’s Child I’m Just a Girl – No Doubt Fight Song – Rachel Platten Don’t Rain on My Parade – […]

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