Read Helen Dalley-Fisher discuss the Budget and the need for Gender Responsive Budgeting ahead of Tuesday.
ERA is hosting its 2021 virtual Members Gathering from Monday, 15 February 2021 to Monday, 22 February 2021. Over its 18 year history, ERA has evolved significantly in response to a range of different challenges and changes in the world around us. As we move towards our 20th anniversary in 2022, it’s time to take stock […]
ERA has joined with sixteen other organisations to call for a new approach to budgeting which will bring women’s needs into sharper focus. Read more: Media Release: Calls for structural change to budget are building as women are left behind
ERA’s Romy Listo has written this piece for Broad Agenda. “Measures such as these may threaten households’ and women’s economic security and push women toward more unpaid care. As a result, they risk entrenching both the devaluing of all care work and the broader social norms in which women care, and men earn. As the […]
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 […]
ERA’s Romy Listo wrote this piece for Broad Agenda. “At this point in the pandemic, you’d be forgiven for thinking that gender equality has been mostly overlooked in responses to the COVID-19 crisis. The latest recovery measure looks like no exception.” You can read the full article here.
ERA’s Romy Listo and Helen Dalley-Fisher have written this piece for Broad Agenda. “If we want a cost-effective and inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, a gender-aware analysis is essential. It’s nearly crunch time – the federal budget, that is due to be handed down in October, will set the agenda. But the right processes […]
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 […]
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 […]