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Guest writer Nayuka Gorrie is a Gunai/Kurnai, Gunditjmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman. She works for Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network as a Project Manager and is a freelance writer. In her latest piece, Nayuka stares down the supposedly obligatory roles others try to foist upon her, finding the quiet power in drawing a line — in saying no.Go to featured Post
Last year we had the good fortune of working with stellar photographers and dream weavers Breeana Dunbar, Bri Hammond, and Hilary Walker on our biggest event...Go to featured Post
The Victorian Women’s Trust recently launched a ground-breaking fund that will support initiatives focused on the safety of regional and rural women. The Robyn Mason Sub-Fund...Go to featured Post
Breakthrough 2016 — warm, buzzing and future focused. Breakthrough (hosted by the Victorian Women's Trust on Nov 25-26) was a giant coming together of all kinds...Go to featured Post
Last month Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, spoke to the full crowd at Breakthrough 2016 about the urgency of equal representation across our society. She was one of 100+ speakers who came together over two days at the Melbourne Town Hall to delve into the big issues that will come to define the future of gender equality. As an early holiday gift to you, you can re-live the moment and watch Tanya Plibersek's keynote in it's entirety! For those who couldn't be there, this is the next best thing.Go to featured Post
On a warm evening in late November, a crowd of people stood outside a heavy wooden doorway in the upper levels of the Melbourne Town Hall. Some gently arch their necks in an attempt to peer inside; others politely stood back, listening to the goings on. Sounds continually flowed out from the very full room; the warm banter of speakers and friends, notes from a Tongan Samoan musical number, a cappella singing, the strumming of guitars — and a hell of lot of laughter. This lively gathering was to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Jackie Huggins AM, Indigenous Australian author, historian, teacher, and beloved community activist. It was also her 60th birthday.Go to featured Post
As we nudge 2017, it's a good time to reflect on our progress when it comes to gender balance in the workplace. Over the last...Go to featured Post
Producer of The Dressmaker, Sue Maslin sat down with the Victorian Women's Trust to discuss with us the current status of women in film and why diversity on screen is so important.Go to featured Post
As of 2016, women run 34% of all small businesses in Australia. That number is steadily growing, supported in part by a drive from female entrepreneurs...Go to featured Post
so that in this lifetime we will be: