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eS4W Partners
eS4W has a fantastic group of partner organisations who, together, have extensive networks in urban and regional Australia that support our consultation.

economic Security4Women will team up with organisations that relate to our objectives.  Our partners support our values and are active and committed to working together towards gender equality and in growing our reach.

If your organisation is interested in becoming a member of eS4W please contact our Finance & Project Officer at coordinator@security4women.org.au for an informaton pack.

Read an outline of the responsibilities of the Partner Organisations.

Asia Pacific Women’s Watch (APWW)

APWW is a regional non-government, non-partisan and non-profit organisation. It is a large voluntary activism network based in the Asia and Pacific Region who work on Women’s Rights and the Advancement of Women. APWW is Non-Governmental Organisation in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (since September 2007).

APWW monitors and collaborates with the United Nations, national governments and non-government organisations (NGOs) in empowering women and advancing their human rights. Formally registered in the Philippines APWW works nationally through member organisations to work at the national level to bring national and local organisations into the network. Steering Committee members in each sub-region support national level in addition to regional work.

Representative:  Carole Shaw

BEAM Australia

We design organisations that are ready for tomorrow. Where people want to work today. At Beam, we are experts in the future of work and flexibility. Our consulting team helps businesses unlock the incredible benefits of part-time and flexible work.

Representative:  Victoria Stuart

Financy Women’s Index

Financy is an online women’s money magazine which represents a movement towards women living their best, most fulfilling lives through achieving their money goals. Financy is a collaborative women’s money publication. They offer many services from content production to guest speaking, all with the aim of improving the communication of money matters to women and enhancing financial literacy.

Representative – Bianca Hartge-Hazelman 

Femeconomy – Choose female led brands. Create gender equality.

Femeconomy educates consumers, business owners and budget owners to purchase from Femeconomy approved brands to create gender equality. To be a Femeconomy approved brand the company must have at least 30% women on the Board of Directors, or be 50% female owned. Around 1500 brands are listed on Femeconomy and over 850 are Femeconomy approved.

For more information on how consumer and procurement choices can create gender equality, watch Femeconomy’s TEDxTalk.

Representative:  Alanna Bastin-Byrne

Finiver

At Finiver they re-imagined what it would mean for women to have a true advocate as they engage with the Financial Services industry.

To have the peace of mind to know that you are receiving independent guidance, tailored to your specific needs from ethical people whose goals support women to build their financial capabilities & confidence

Representative:  Kristin Badger

Leaders in Heels

Leaders in Heels is a leading online community and magazine that aims to nurture, inspire and empower female leaders and entrepreneurs. Leaders in Heels offers resources for smart, sassy, savvy, successful women in business looking for useful information and tips related to careers, technology, personal styling, lifestyle, entrepreneurship and business.

Representative – Kasia Gospos

NCOSS

The New South Wales Council of Social Service (NCOSS) is the peak body for health and community services in New South Wales (NSW) and has worked for over 80 years to advocate with, and for, people experiencing poverty and disadvantage.

Through collaboration with communities, services, government, the private sector and other civil society organisations we work to identify the challenges our communities face and find solutions that will allow them to overcome them.

Through NCOSS Women, a committed team at NCOSS, we shine a light on gendered poverty and bring together a collaborative and collective women’s advocacy voice. Together we advocate to improve gender equality and opportunities for women and girls in NSW and Australia

Representative:  Caroline Dimond

Puffling

Puffling is a platform connecting senior female candidates to employers who are committed to a better future of work. We provide businesses with solutions for attracting and retaining more women in leadership. We provide female candidates with access to great senior roles with progressive employers as well as access to curated courses and coaching to support upskilling and career advancement.”

Representative:  Niamh Fitzpatrick

SheEO

At SheEO we practice Radical Generosity which we believe is core to creating a new model and a better world.  We have all that we need in this network to reach our potential.  If you need something, ask.  If you have something to give, please offer it.

We are all at different stages and ages and we come from different experiences.  We are here with our sleeves rolled up, ready to help one another.  This is a co-created environment built on trust.  We are creating a space for women to thrive on their own terms.  We take our time, and we consider the future.  We celebrate and embolden each other.  We amplify each other’s voices.  We own our greatness.

Representative:  Mary-anne Anderson

Super Rewards

Super Rewards is an online shopping platform where retailers pay cash rewards into your super.

Super Rewards is for everyone – women and men of all ages, regardless of education, background or sexuality. It was created by women, especially for women, who are heavily impacted by the super gap.

However we realise that many different groups face economic disadvantage, and we’d love to help as many people as we can. Using technology designed by us and driven by our purpose, we maximise the amount of money going into your super, without asking for more money from you.

Steel Heels

Steel Heels vision is to increase the self confidence of professional working women.

As we navigate through our career, we often come across hurdles that have never presented themselves before. It could be a new position that you just don’t feel quite ready for but would love to take on, the effects having a child will have on your career, or simply finding the enviable work / life balance.

At Steel Heels, we understand where you’re coming from. We have had barriers to break through, joyous achievements to celebrate, knocks to our confidence and rewards for having the guts to step out of our comfort zone. We have most definitely ‘been there and done that’.

Representative Sharon Warbuton

STEEL HEELS

Tasmanian Women’s Council

Members of the Tasmanian Women’s Council (TWC) are appointed to champion the rights and interests of women in Government decision making.

The Council actively seeks inputs from women and community organizations about any issues that are of concern to, and could have impact on women in Tasmania.

The Council advises the Tasmanian Government on issues of importance to women and contributes to the development of strategies that address inequality and increase the participation of women in all aspects of society.

Members of the Tasmanian Women’s Council (TWC) are appointed to champion the rights and interests of women in Government decision making.

The Council actively seeks inputs from women and community organizations about any issues that are of concern to, and could have impact on women in Tasmania.

The Council advises the Tasmanian Government on issues of importance to women and contributes to the development of strategies that address inequality and increase the participation of women in all aspects of society.

Representative:  Christine Hepburn

The Centre for Gender Economics and Innovation

The Centre for Gender Economics and Innovation (C4GEi) aims to be the World’s leading social enterprise improving womens’ contributions to the economy and helping women achieve their leadership potential. The Centre aims to work with Security 4 Women by developing programs that help to advance the economic empowerment of women specifically by focusing on organisational innovation and performance through the recognition of diversity and then applying these principals to global economic policy formation.

C4GEI

THE Rural Woman

THE Rural Woman is a female founded women’s network specifically for rural women. Through social and other networks we reach 40,000 – 50,000 rural women each week and have 400+ active members.    In addition to networking, they deliver weekly online education and training programs in business, wellbeing and digital skills & technology and deliver programs for micro-enterprise development for rural women www.theseedscheme.com.au

The Council advises the Tasmanian Government on issues of importance to women and contributes to the development of strategies that address inequality and increase the participation of women in all aspects of society.

Members of the Tasmanian Women’s Council (TWC) are appointed to champion the rights and interests of women in Government decision making.

The Council actively seeks inputs from women and community organizations about any issues that are of concern to, and could have impact on women in Tasmania.

The Council advises the Tasmanian Government on issues of importance to women and contributes to the development of strategies that address inequality and increase the participation of women in all aspects of society.

Representative:  Rebel Black

Uniting Care Tasmania

UnitingCare Tasmania reports to the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania and is responsible for the provision of family and community services and social justice advocacy in Tasmania. All our work is inspired and guided by the principles of justice and compassion. UnitingCare Tasmania delivers services that support and assist vulnerable families, children and young people and provides quality early learning and care to the local communities of Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone.

Representative:  Lindy O’Neill

Verve Super

Verve is Australia’s first and only super fund dedicating 100% of its resources and passion to building the wealth and financial power of women everywhere. Verve is designed by women, for women. Our free financial education and guidance is tailored for you, our member events and webinars are a great chance to meet like minded women.

Representative:  Zoe Lamont

Women’s Health in the North

Women’s Health In the North (WHIN) operates under the direction of a voluntary Board of Management made up of 10 women elected and appointed by WHIN’s membership. Six women are elected from the membership and an additional four positions are reserved for representatives from local organisations and relevant health and community sectors.

WHIN has representation from a two local governments, a community health centre and academia.  A number of the Board members are from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds or from organisations whose major focus is on working with CALD communities. Day-to-day, WHIN’s work is carried out by a dedicated team of staff and project workers.

Representative:  Debra Parkinson

Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV)

WLSV is a not for profit organisation which has been providing free legal services to women since 1982. We work with and for women experiencing particular disadvantage to address legal issues arising from relationship breakdown or violence.

Ways to build your super

Be rewarded for all your unpaid work by earning super while you shop – learn more from our Partner Organisation – Super-Rewards – www.super-rewards.com

Women’s Health & Wellbeing BSW – COVID-19 Info & Resource Hub

WHWBSW In response to community members and stakeholders calling for information related to COVID-19 and how it affects women (including accessing financial help; accessing domestic violence support; accessing information for CALD communities and women with disabilities), they have created a “COVID-19 INFO & RESOURCE HUB” with a series of videos as part of their LET’S CONNECT: WOMEN’S VOICES THROUGH COVID-19.