Information about managing COVID-19 and social isolation for ACT Women

WCHM has compiled reliable resources and information from trusted sources about Covid-19 for ACT women The resources are being updated regularly and can be found at

The topics covered include:

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WCHM survey about the impacts of COVID-19 on ACT Women

In the ACT there has been a lot of changes to our lives as a result of the COVID-19 restrictions, and we know that these changes are impacting on women. WCHM is keen to understand the experiences of ACT women and how they are coping with the impacts of COVID-19, … Read more

Top level results from WCHM’s research on the health and wellbeing of older ACT women

Women’s understanding of what good health means – Many of the older women who responded told us that good health meant being active, engaged, independent and free to live a good life. Others reported that for them living without pain and chronic disease in their lives was good health.

Women who participated on our focus groups reported that to feel … Read more

Domestic and family violence during social isolation for COVID-19

On 20th April Deputy Chief Minister, Yvette Berry, advised that the ACT Government had committed  $550,000 to respond to an increase in demand for domestic and family violence and sexual assault services and to provide emergency accommodation to women, children and families experiencing domestic and family violence.

She also advised that this package will provide immediate financial support that … Read more