News and Events Archive

Every Girl Can Have a Career Role Model «

Young women can now find out what they always ‘wanted to know but didn’t ask’ about the job opportunities many people think are closed to women. From today, fantastic and inspiring women who work in male dominated occupations and industries ‘tell all’ on a website designed to encourage secondary school students to consider ALL work […]

economic Security4Women: making it happen on IWD «

Today, 8th March 2015, on International Women’s Day, an alliance of national women’s organisations is celebrating all the effective action that is advancing gender equality, taken by women across the country and around the world. The organisations that make up economic Security4Women are united in the belief that economic wellbeing and financial security are essential […]

WAVE National Conference 2015 «

in partnership with Manufacturing Skills Australia Leaders, teachers, learners, leavers: Women in the Australian VET market Wednesday 8 April 2015, 12 noon – 5.30 pm – Victoria University – click here for more information – WAVE Conference 2015_Registration

National gender pay gap at record high of 18.8% «

New data1 released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today shows the national gender pay gap has increased to a record high of 18.8%. MEDIA RELEASE – Workplace Gender Equality Agency – 26 February 2015 “Excerpt….. On average, a man working full-time earns $1,587.40 per week whereas a woman working full-time earns $1289.30 per week. […]

Gender pay gap biggest in manager ranks «

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has today released new data showing that women in management ranks get paid less than their male peers. Read on – 20150217_MR_GenderPayGaps

Building Brighter Futures: Be Job Ready «

WIRE Women’s Information & Learning Verve – Free Info Sessions:  10 am -11 am – Tuesday 10 Feb/Monday 16 February 2015 at WIRE Women’s Information 372 Spencer Street, West Melbourne. Click here for more information:

WIRE – eS4W Member Organisation is seeking a «

Research Project Officer: “Strong beginnings – financial equals” Fixed term contract.  Part/time contract 3 days per week for 4 months WIRE Women’s Information provides Victorian women with free and confidential support, information and referrals on any issues based on a feminist framework. Click here for more information –

10thousandgirl’s – two positions vacant «

Two positions are currently open to join the dynamic 10thousandgirl team. Apply by Fri 23 Jan by emailing CV, cover letter and additional relevant material to Campaign Director Zoe Lamont Interviews last week Jan, to start Feb 2015. For more information visit – 

A Fair Deal for Women – article – Women Tradies on the Rise! «

A fair deal for women Equal opportunity and economic security for women Women tradies on the rise Leave a reply It is great to see women participating in male dominated professions. And it appears that not only are they participating they are surpassing the men on many fronts. According to Channel 7’s Sunrise program, women tradies […]

UPR Gender Consultation Survey «

The UPR Gender Consultation Survey has gone live!  The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a mechanism of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) that involves a review of the human rights records of all UN member States. It is a chance for Australia to engage in a dialogue with other States, NGOs and national […]