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Inaugural LGBTIQA+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day

28 May is the Inaugural LGBTIQA+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day!  It’s a day to draw awareness to domestic violence occurring within LGBTIQA+ relationships and how that violence might be experienced differently, how to seek supports and how to be supportive. The Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) and Meridian (formerly Aids Action Council) want you to get involved by sharing awareness … Read more

In this together Reconciliation week 2020

National Reconciliation Week 2020

National Reconciliation Week is held from 27 May to 3 June every year. These dates commemorate two significant milestones for reconciliation – the 1967 referendum which acknowledged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the High Court Mabo decision.

This year is a significant year as it is the twentieth anniversary of the reconciliation walks of 2000, when Australians came … Read more

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ACT Government response to the Healthy Prison Review of the AMC

WCHM was pleased to see that the Government has released it’s response to the Inspector of Correctional Services’ Report of a Review of a Correctional Centre: Healthy Prison Review of the Alexander Maconochie Centre 2019 which was tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly on 26 November 2019.

WCHM informed the Healthy Prison Review by collating the views of women in … Read more

Exercise Right Week

As women, movement is crucial for maintaining our health, and we know from our recent survey that a significant number of women in the ACT indicated that they had concerns about the impact of COVID-19 and self-isolation on their ability to maintain regular physical activity (39.8%).

May 25-31 is Exercise Right Week, and the theme for this year is “Movement … Read more

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Women’s health advice from Jean Hailes

Menopause matters

This month, Jean Hailes is putting menopause in the spotlight, and they have a wealth of resources at your fingertips to help you navigate this time of change.

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