Today we are grieving the loss of Sue Salthouse, an extraordinary advocate for disability justice and women, and an ERA member rep for many years. Sue was a member of no fewer than four ERA member organisations (Women with Disabilities Australia, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, National Foundation of Australian Women and as we’ve […]

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The Young Women’s Advisory Group (YWAG) to Equality Rights Alliance is recruiting for new members! YWAG is a voluntary group of up to ten young women aged 16-30 from across Australia. YWAG values and amplifies young women’s voices, experiences, and expertise; we aim to bring those voices to the national policy space. We strive for a […]

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In this series we have a chat with activists, advocates and stirrers making a difference for women and girls.  The Lilac Foundation is a girl-led group campaigning for equal recognition of women in public monuments and memorials in Canberra. Tell us about the Lilac Foundation. The Lilac Foundation is a non-profit organisation that is focused on ensuring […]

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In 2018 the Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO will travel across the country to speak with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls as part of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani ‘Women’s Voices’ project. The project will build on the legacy of the landmark Women’s Business report from 1986, which was the first and last […]

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Equality Rights Alliance has joined with the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance in writing to the Prime Minister and all Federal, State and Territory Treasurers and Ministers for Housing, Women and the Prevention of Family Violence to put forward our vision for a gender responsive National Housing and Homelessness Agreement. With negotiations underway between the States, […]

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The timeline for Federal pre-budget submissions is different this year, with community stakeholder submissions due by 15 December. Usually submissions are due in late January-early February, so please get this information out to your networks. It is critical that we maintain and continue to build the pressure on the need for gender responsive budgeting. This […]

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