ERA’s Helen Dalley-Fisher and Romy Listo wrote this piece for Broad Agenda. “Women, and particularly younger women, are overrepresented in casual and insecure work that lacks workplace protections and entitlements such as paid leave and superannuation contributions, and where working hours are less reliable, and periods of unemployment are more common. Entitlements, including domestic and family violence […]

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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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ERA has signed on with 15 other organisations and individuals in response to the Senate Inquiry report into ParentsNext. In response to the Report of the Senate Inquiry into ParentsNext, including its trial and subsequent broader rollout, a broad coalition of service providers, human rights bodies, peak bodies, researchers and advocates today calls time on ParentsNext. […]

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If you are interested in being considered as a presenter, Please send a 200-word abstract and a 50-word bio by 1 March 2019 to amirci2019@gmail.com This conference (to be held in Sydney in July) will explore, examine, critique, theorise, and respond to key issues related to mothering in the contemporary globalised world, with a focus on […]

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