The 2014 budget shows a continued commitment to the Government’s goal of ensuring every Australian has access to a safe, secure and affordable home. However, the Equality Rights Alliance is deeply concerned that ‘steady as she goes’ is not an appropriate response to an escalating housing affordability crisis.
One of ERA's sister alliances, Economic Security 4 Women is hosting a forum to consider how women and girls are doing in education today and identify the important issues we need to raise with the Australian Government and the wider community.
You must register by Wedneday the 5th of June (for all or any 3 of the events) here http://www.trybooking.com/CVUP.
Where? Wednesday 12th June at the Freda Bage Room of the Women’s CollegeCollege Road The University of Queensland St Lucia Campus
The ACTU has recently released a "Time to Care" Campaign Lobbying Kit. The kit includes sample letters and emails to MPs, suggested messages and campaign information including media releases, reports and articles. Check it out here.
Time to Care is about getting working arragnments that support our unpaid work commitments.
Participate in a nationally important survey on women's health. Your generation is counting on to have your say! It's quick. It's confidential and there are 100 $50 Eftpos vouchers to win. http://alswh.org.au/survey/
Thank you to the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) for providing us with an update on the CSW 57 outcomes. AWAVA has put together an advocacy guide on the outcomes which is very useful for people to prevent and respond to violence against women. We have also provided the agreed conclusions and Minister Julie Collins' speech on CSW. Follow link for these documents.