eS4W News

Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA)

AWAVA is currently recruiting a new Program Manager. The role is based in Canberra and more information can be found here. Applications close on July 10.

Equilibrium Man Challenge

WGEA believes that flexibility has the potential to unlock enormous potential in workplaces, which is why they have partnered on a new program that aims to mainstream flexibility for everyone: the Equilibrium Man Challenge. The Challenge follows a number of men as they negotiate and transition to flexible working arrangements over a period of six months. Experts are […]

Housing insecurity

Single, older women in the State of Victoria, Australia have emerged as a group experiencing housing insecurity and being highly vulnerable to homelessness in their old age. One of the most surprising aspects of this trend is the propensity for these women to be tertiary educated. Focus groups reveal education as a significant means by […]

Multiculturalism in Action: Building a better future for all Australians

The FECCA 2015 National Biennial Conference, “Multiculturalism in Action: Building a better future for all Australians”, will be held in Sydney, NSW, on 5-6 November 2015. Don’t forget to save the date! We look forward to seeing you in November 2015. #2015fecca For more information visit: FECCA 2015 National Biennial Conference Flyer


ASIC today launched a ‘Women’s Money Toolkit’, a free online resource designed to help Australian women manage their finances, make money decisions at key life stages and enhance their financial wellbeing. The toolkit was developed in response to the particular needs of women who face financial issues and challenges as a result of factors such […]

Working together for equality NGOBBeijing 20 reviews

The ‘Working Together for Equality: Beijing+20 Review 2014’ study is part of the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the commitments made by the Australian Government and Civil Society to the advancement of women through use of the agreed strategies from the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) (1995), and the Beijing+5 Outcomes Document (2000).   Visit […]

International Engagement Forum – 12th June – Sydney

The National Women’s Alliances invite you to a day of information sharing and strategy relating to: Commission on the Status of Women Sustainable Development Goals Financing for Development Agenda The Federal Budget The forum is an opportunity to bring together those with experience in international processes and those who want to know more about how these processes affect women in Australia and across […]

NFAW – Inaugural Perth event

Tuesday 16 June 2015 6pm – 8pm NFAW invites you to our inaugural Perth event Deloitte Level 14, Woodside Plaza 240 St Georges Terrace Perth, WA 6000 Guest Speaker Katie Day, HSES Manager, Anderson Point Port Operations, Fortescue Metals Group Tell us you are coming at by Tuesday 2 June 2015 Contact: Kate Brooks […]

How will the 2015 Budget contribute to the long-term economic well being of women in Australia?

Budgets matter because they determine how governments mobilize and allocate public resources. They are used to shape policies, set priorities and provide the means to meet the social and economic needs of all citizens. Gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) is government planning, programming and budgeting that contributes to the advancement of gender equality and the fulfilment of […]

Equilibrium Man Challenge

eS4W attended the launch of the Equilibrium Man Challenge and supported it on social media via Twitter #betterways2work @equchallenge. The Equilibrium Man Challenge is a micro-documentary series that will follow the lives of a group of men as they negotiate and move to formal flexible working arrangements over a six month period. Throughout the journey, […]