Equal Representation

Get Red-y: Improving Victoria’s Menstrual Education

Georgia is an undergraduate student at the University of Melbourne, studying a Bachelor of Arts. She is a fellow endo-warrior and is passionate about women’s health and representation in politics. Georgia is inspired by the power of policy and advocacy to promote greater outcomes for women and is committed to achieving an equitable, inclusive and socially-just Australia for all.

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Watch: Empowering Women Talk

Catch up on 'Empowering Women', a Zoom panel talk including authors Susie Allanson and Lizzie O’Shea, Hugh de Kretser (CEO, Human Rights Law Centre) and moderator Santilla Chingaipe.

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Ellen van Neerven’s Feminist Poetry Reading List

Congratulations to Mununjali Yugambeh author Ellen van Neerven on winning Book of the Year, Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry and Multicultural NSW Award at NSW Premier's Literary Awards for their second poetry collection, Throat! Here Ellen shares the key books and poets that significantly shaped the way they think about poetry and feminism. A must read.

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Watch | Town Hall panel: Can gender equality be achieved without reforming early childhood education?

  “The pandemic exposed some really good sides to this country, but it exposed some real weaknesses. And one of them is our childcare system.” - Mary Crooks On Thursday the 18th of March, Mary Crooks AO (executive director, Victorian Women’s Trust) moderated a virtual town hall event on early learning reform, hosted by the Victorian Women’s Trust in partnership with Thrive By Five. Together with panellists Fiona Stanley (child and public health researcher); Christina Hobbs (co-founder & CEO, Verve Super); and Rana Hussain (diversity and inclusion consultant); they discussed how we...

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“Real love is justice, and I owe it to the matriarchs who came before me”

Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts is a proud Bundjalung woman, storyteller and activist. At a young age, she made a lifetime commitment to addressing the over-representation of Aboriginal children in custody and Out of Home Care. In this article, Vanessa muses on what International Women's Day means for her and the matriarchs who inspire her everyday.

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Watch: Brazen Hussies Panel Talk

Catch up on 'Brazen Hussies Panel Talk', a Zoom panel talk including Brazen Hussies director Catherine Dwyer; Dr. Emma Fulu (executive director, the Equality Institute); and Christina Hobbs (CEO, Verve Super); moderated by Mary Crooks AO (executive director, Victorian Women's Trust).

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