WOW! What a busy fortnight! I hope you all enjoyed your International Women’s Day celebrations, and have managed to find some time to read all of the media releases that have been circulating.

Here is a summary, in case you have missed any

As for us, AWAVA was officially launched by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, at a fantastic IWD breakfast hosted by the ACT Women’s Services Network (ACTWSN).  The event, mc-ed by Virginia Hausegger was held at the Kamberra Winery and had Her Excellency the Governor General Quentin Bryce as the guest of honour, with Commissioner Broderick giving an inspiring speech. She also launched our Timeline Project – “The Australian Women’s Timeline” check it out here

Issues of Violence Against Women making the Media in the last fortnight:


Reports released in the last few weeks that have caught our eye:

And don’t forget! There is still time to register for: