Posted on 03 December 2012.
Chief Commissioner Ken Lay delivered this landmark address on the occurrence and prevention of violence against women in Victoria at the Royal Women’s Hospital White Ribbon Day breakfast. While we highly recommend reading the speech, please note that it contains descriptions of violence against women and children which are distressing and which may be triggering to survivors. You can access the speech here.
Posted in Events, General PVAW, News
Posted on 31 July 2012.
Input into the Victorian Coalition Government’s new Action Plan to address violence against women and their children is now being sought from the community. You can view the consultation framework here. Read the full story
Posted in General PVAW, News, Policy, Research
Posted on 12 December 2011.
Women’s Health Victoria is pleased to announce their first 2012 workshop, based on the learning of the Working Together Against Violence primary prevention project, for practitioners in local government, community and women’s health. Please see the flyer below which includes details for registration.
Flyer_EveryonesBusiness_31 January 2012
Posted in Events, General PVAW, News, Other events, Resources
Posted on 11 August 2011.
Alarmingly low awareness rates among young women about discrimination are being tackled with a new interactive online tool – myworkrights.com.au – launched today by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission. Read the full story
Posted in Research, Resources
Posted on 20 April 2011.
Young Women’s Workplace Rights Project- consortium through Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission: The VEOHRC are currently developing a project to raise awareness amongst young women about discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace. VEOHRC will be developing tools for young women and for employers outlining their rights and responsibilities. Read the full story
Posted in Campaigns, General PVAW, News, Other, Projects, Research, Resources
Posted on 03 September 2009.
Improved participant’s capacity to engage with the media. Featuring insights from Jane Ashton (Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service) on the Media Advocacy Project. Followed by practical activities led by Antony Balmain, VicHealth’s Media and Public Advocacy Coordinator.
Download September meeting notes (PDF 152kb)
Posted in Campaigns, Events, PiP meetings, Resources