We are seeking your input – the impacts on women’s perception of safety from changes to bus routes and bus stops

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Invitation to participate in ACT Women’s Plan 2016-26 consultations

The following notice is from ACT Government’s Office for Women.

The ACT Government is striving to make the ACT the best place for a woman to live and is committed to ensuring the equal participation of women and girls in our society.

Vital to achieving this goal is the ACT Women’s Plan 2016-26; a comprehensive strategy involving a series … Read more

ACT Women’s Awards 2019

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Healthy Prison Review – women in the AMC

The Office of the ACT Inspector of Correctional Services (OICS) will be conducting a Healthy Prison Review of AMC in  July 2019, and has announced a call for public submissions to inform the review.  The Review will seek feedback on how the AMC aligns with the ‘healthy prison framework’ of:

  1. Safety – Detainees, even the most vulnerable, are held safely.
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What makes public spaces safer for ACT women?

WCHM knows from our previous work that perceptions of personal safety can influence the extent to which some people in the ACT – especially women – use public places and spaces, preventing them from fully participating in the community.

For example, to ensure that women’s views were taken into account about the safety of ACT public spaces (and public events), … Read more

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MapJam: helping women eat healthy and be active

Women’s Centre for Health Matters invites you to the launch of our report, Physical activity and healthy eating promotion to ACT women: A guide to getting it right.

Women in the ACT care about their health, yet find it difficult to participate in healthy behaviours like healthy eating and physical activity. They want health promotion that helps them find … Read more