News and Events Archive

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. «

The National Women’s Alliances launched their ” ” 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 […]


The National Working Women’s Centres have just launched our petition, Twitter and  Facebook campaigns as well as developing information on our websites:, and with more to come! IF YOU SUPPORT THEIR SERVICES TO CONTINUE, PLEASE SIGN or WRITE (SAMPLE LETTER <ATTACHED>) – THEY ONLY HAVE A SMALL WINDOW OF INFLUENCE BEFORE THE ELECTION […]


Women Stand Up for WEL is a special night celebrating female stand-up comedy performers. We’ve put together an exciting line-up of women – Julia Wilson, Christina Van Look, Greta Lee Jackson, Lou Pollard and Penny Pederson, with Liz Stephens as MC. Read more about the line-up. Tickets can be purchased HERE. Date: 7pm for 7:30pm start, Wednesday 23rd March, 2016 […]

Older women still facing significant issues in housing, employment: commissioner «

“Older women who do not own a home will not be able to afford city rentals once they are fully reliant on the age pension,” said Ms Ryan.  Read the full article here. 

An Investment in Women in the Economy pays the best National Dividends «

@CSW60 Parallel Event Thursday 17th March 2016 at 10:30 am @ the Salvation Army – 221 East 52 End Street (between 2nd and 3rd Ave) Downstairs. This interactive discussion will explore effective local strategies in Asia and the Pacific to boost quality work creation, employment, and economic participation for women and girls.

GWI’s National Federations and Associations are hosting events at CSW60 in New York «

GWI is proud to announce that several of its national federations and associations (NFAs) are co-hosting side and parallel events at the CSW60 in line with the priority theme for 2016, Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development, and on the review theme for the year, The elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women […]