Exploring what impacts on ACT women’s ability to maintain healthy behaviours

Exploring what impacts on ACT women’s ability to maintain healthy behaviours  

This WCHM research is currently exploring with a wide range of ACT women their experiences with maintaining healthy eating and physical activity, and what impacts on their ability to maintain healthy eating and physical activity. We also know that women are busier than ever, and that health messages can … Read more

Hidden disadvantage in quintile 2 income groups

As a follow-up to WCHM’s recent report, Hidden disadvantage among women in the ACT , a  second report, looking at data provided by NATSEM about people in the ACT with incomes between $55,000 and $100,000 per year, is currently being finalised and is planned to be launched in August 2018. This report will again look at the differences for women … Read more

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Women in the ACT experiencing disadvantage

In 2017, a study was undertaken by the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM). The study was commissioned by ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) in partnership with Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT; Belconnen Community Service; Marymead; St Vincent de Paul Society – Canberra/Goulburn; UnitingCare Kippax; Woden Community Service; and YWCA Canberra. The study was published Read more