Entries by Sandra Wiens

Are you a woman aged 55 – 64?

We need your help to participate in a focus group to inform our current research on the health and wellbeing issues for older women in the ACT. If you are interested and can attend a focus group at 1pm on the 26th of February at WCHM please let us know by emailing admin@wchm.org.au, or ringing Amber on 6290 2166.… Read more

2020 Australian of the Year Awards

It was great to see four women nominees representing the ACT at the 2020 Australia Day awards on the 60th Anniversary of the Australian of the Year Awards including Katrina Fanning as the ACT Australian of the Year, and Sue Salthouse as ACT Senior Australian of the Year.  Both these women have had connections to our work at the Centre.… Read more

Welcome to the new CEO of ACTCOSS

WCHM is pleased to Dr Emma Campbell as the new CEO. Prior to joining ACTCOSS, Emma worked in a range of roles across academia, the community sector, international crisis responses, business and government sectors. She previously worked in the community sector as the CEO of the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA), Australia’s peak representative body advocating … Read more

Positive Ageing Awards

As part of Senior’s Week 2020, the Positive Ageing Awards recognise and celebrate the work done by, and for, older people in the Canberra community. Nominations are open for the following categories:

Senior Achiever AwardThe Senior Achiever Award recognises the outstanding contribution made by an older person to the Canberra community.

Intergenerational Award – The Intergenerational Award recognises

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