Research on perinatal depression, anxiety released

National research, released at the Post & Ante Natal Depression Support & Information’s (PANDSI) Twilight Seminar held on the 15th March, will help to improve understandings of women’s experiences of traumatic births, and perinatal depression and anxiety.

Please see the full media release from Minister Shane Rattenbury’s  office regarding the event.

For further information on the issue visit PANDSI. Read more

Health facilities in the ACT – Your Say on Parking and Transport

  • Have you experienced problems with parking at any health facilities in the ACT?
  • Have you experienced problems in getting to health facilities or around facilities?
  • What are your ideas for solving the problems?


The Health Care Consumer’s Association is interested in your views and will represent your views to government and private providers.


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Advice for Women from Jean Hailes – How to cope with a complex condition

Complex health conditions have many layers. Often the focus is on the diagnosis and treatment of a person’s physical symptoms, but many complex conditions can also impact mental and emotional wellbeing. Read more.

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Deakin University – study participation request

Are you a woman living in the ACT aged 18 – 45 years? If so we would love to hear from you.

We are carrying out a project to find out about the social supports women access in regards to their reproductive decision-making.  We are looking for participants to take part in interviews over the phone or in person.

For … Read more

Invitation to participate in pilot workshops on contraceptive choices for young women with disability


True, in partnership with Family Planning Victoria, Family Planning Tasmania and Sexual Health & Family Planning ACT, is developing a training package and suite of resources specific to work with women and girls with disability who request access to contraceptive choices.

The resources suite will provide online … Read more

Tell us what you think about sexual and reproductive health information and services in the ACT

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters is conducting a study on information and access to services relating to sexual and reproductive health in the ACT and surrounding areas. We are interested in hearing from women 15 years of age and above, including those over 60, about how they access information, how and where they access services, what barriers they face … Read more