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ACLW opposes changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

Amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 Submission to the Australian Government   Current federal protections from racial hatred make it unequivocally clear that it is unlawful for a person to racially discriminate against another person. Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination...

2015 SWECO Judges

 Sue Conde AM, fmr President of Unifem Australia Sue Conde is the former President of Unifem Australia and currently, the Co-Chair, Sydney Chapter Australian National Committee for UN Women. Sue has held various Executive Leadership positions at State and National...

Gender Wage Gap

Research has highlighted that remedying the gender gap can be addressed by addressing gender based direct and indirect discrimination so that assumptions are not made about the industries, careers, positions and job assignments for women; by taking into account the balance of paid and unpaid work...

ACLW's Petition to PM Abbott to Value All Women

This petition which ran from 8 October 2014 to 12 October 2014 in Change.org has now been closed. A copy of the petition with 258 signatories and comments have been emailed to the Presiding Officers in Parliament, the Hon Stephen Parry and the Hon Bronwyn Bishop to revise the related...

Leading Women in Climate Change Panel

The Australian Centre for Leadership for Women (ACLW) Leading Women in Climate Change 15 October 2014. 6.30pm. Parliament Theatrette. NSW Parliament House Sydney For Registration A Public Panel Event focusing on how women are exercising their leadership to address climate change, based...

News & Views

The 2014 Edna Ryan Awards The 'EDNAs', will be presented at: Sydney Trades Hall,Cnr Goulburn and Dixon StsSydney(Dixon St. entrance). On-line bookings at http://www.ednaryan.net.au/bookings. For catering purposes please book by 11 October. Contact:  ednasawards@gmail.com...

Support the Equal Pay is in Your Hands Campaign

Support the Equal Pay is in Your Hands Campaign
ACLW is an official Supporter of WGEA's Equal Pay is in Your Hands Campaign launched on 30 September 2014.   Gender bias impacts performance rating and pay decisions creating instances of women being unfairly paid less than men for doing the same or a comparable job, otherwise known as...

Who will really pay for Budget repair? ACOSS analysis

The Australian Council of Social Service has released new analysis revealing that people on low and middle incomes will carry the overwhelming burden of repairing the federal Budget. "Our analysis brings home the harsh truth that the heavy focus on spending cuts will be socially harmful and cost...