News and Events Archive

Equal Pay Day 8 September – National gender pay gap 16.2% «

Equal Pay Day falls on 8 September this year, marking the additional time from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same as men. – Source:  Workplace Gender Equality Agency Using Average Weekly Earnings data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today the Agency calculates the national […]

A New Year for Women «

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance. Kofi Annan, UN General-Secretary 1997-2006 Gender equality isn’t a women’s issue. It is a social and economic problem affecting all of us, right across the globe. It is […]

Census of Population and Housing – Tuesday 9th August «

On Tuesday 9th August 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is calling on everyone in Australia to pause and make a difference by taking part in the 17th national Census of Population and Housing, on Tuesday, 9 August.  This is an online census and following receipt of your Census letter in the mail from ABS […]

TAFE – job, skills and growth for all «

eS4W’s member organisation WAVE call to action – Now is the time to take up the TAFE cause again and join the rest of the TAFE Community Alliance members in campaigning in the lead-up to the Federal elections. You can find out about what is happening on the website: www.tcaelection16.blogspot.com.au

WCEI NSW: In Conversation with Catherine Raper «

Representative of Australian Office, Taipei, Wednesday 22 June 2016, Paspaley Sydney, 6.00pm ATWEN and WCEI are proud to be associated with this event hosted at Paspaley, home to the world’s most beautiful pearls Welcome to an evening in conversation with Cathy Raper, Australia’s Representative – de facto Ambassador – at Taipei. Cathy is one of Australia’s […]

Mary’s House: Supporting women and children escaping domestic violence «

A refuge called Mary’s House is opening on Sydney’s Lower North Shore to support women and children escaping domestic violence. Mary’s House aims to provide a local solution to a national crisis.  There is a crowdfund campaign for for Mary’s House and is currently sitting on just over $70K and hoping to break though the $75K […]

eS4W Roundtables – Tasmania & Melbourne «

eS4Ws running a number of Roundtables nationally for women to come along and have their say and to provide suggestions for policy dialogue.

Womenvote.org.au «

The National Women’s Alliances launched their ” womenvote.org.au ” website today.  The site is as a hub of information on casting an effective, informed and independent vote.

6 Week Money Makeover scheduled for June «

10thousandgirl HQ are getting really excited to work with another group of awe inspiring women for the next 6 Week Money Makeover scheduled for June!  We would absolutely love for you to join us!  Best thing is, if you book now you can save $53 with an early bird ticket (this offer closes on Friday May […]

CSW 60th Session Report Back – eS4W and JERA International «

Australia’s engagement at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has long been admired and respected. Economic Security 4 Women (eS4W) and Justice Equality Rights Access (JERA) International sincerely commends all Australians who continued the high quality contribution to the outcomes of the CSW60th session, including the Australian government and agency representatives, the Civil […]