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Housing is our city’s greatest challenge

ACTCOSS Data Snapshot

Affordable housing is an important issue in the ACT and one that affects many ACT women.

A recent data snapshot compiled by the ACT Council of Social Service brings together a range of important data and information for the first time to show the true dimensions of housing stress and homelessness in the city of Canberra.


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Events in the community

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WCHM in the media

The Canberra times reported on the Assistance Beyond Crisis scheme in the ACT, which WCHM helped to develop, and was launched in July last year. Read the full article here.

A story in the RiotACT highlighted the ACT’s Endometriosis Clinic, WCHM’s recent research results and the support role that WCHM has played since the 1990’s. Read the full article Read more

WCHM’s work updates April 2018

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Women’s health advice from Jean Hailes

If you’re having sex – any kind of sex – you need to know about STIs (sexually transmissible infections). Anyone can catch an STI; it takes just one experience of unsafe sex to do so. What’s more, if left untreated, STIs can play a long and dangerous game.

Visit Jean Hailes sex and sexual health webpages for more information on … Read more