2019-2020 ACT Women’s Ministerial Advisory Council calls for new Members

Nominations are being sought for new members to the ACT Women’s Ministerial Advisory Council. The Council:

  • plays a key role in advising the Minister for Women on issues of importance to women in the ACT, and
  • assists with work to improve the status of women in our community.

Individuals across varied age groups, diverse backgrounds and with a wide range … Read more

New Walk In Centre opened

It was good to see the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Meegan Fitzharris MLA, opening the new Gungahlin Walk in Centre on Monday.  WCHM knows from our work that women in the ACT value these services as affordable and local options for minor issues.

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New Leadership in ACT Health – UPDATE

Recently appointed CEO of Canberra Hospital and Health Services, Janet Anderson PSM, has resigned her position after three days. She was to start in her position on October 1st. In the interim, there is a deputy director-general for Canberra Hospital and Health Services. More information regarding a recruitment for the Chief Executive Officer role will be forthcoming. For more information, … Read more

2018 Violence Prevention Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Violence Prevention awards.

The awards recognise projects, activities/and or individuals who are making significant contributions to the prevention of violence against women and children in the ACT.

If you know of an individual, project or activity that is contributing to this change, you can nominate them. Nominations close on 15 October 2018 and … Read more

WCHM’s Recent Involvement in Consultations

WCHM has attended the following recent consultations to ensure they pick up the needs of ACT women.

ACT Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan Forum – ACT Health and the Capital Health Network (ACT PHN) are developing an ACT Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan, to align with the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan. As … Read more