Launch of Second Action Plan 2020-22 for ACT Women’s Plan

On 5 March the Second Action Plan 2020-22  Equity Together – was launched at  an International Women’s Day event.

 WCHM was involved in a codesign process which conduct a context analysis to inform the Plan, and also participated in the Women’s Summit.

So we are pleased to see some key actions in the Plan which respond to specific … Read more

ACT 2020 Women’s Awards winners

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Do you feel safe in public spaces?

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Final report of Healthy Prison Review of the AMC released

In February 2019 the Office of the ACT Inspector of Correctional Services (OICS) announced a call for public submissions to inform a Healthy Prison Review of the AMC to start in mid-2019.  As an organisation that works to make the views of women known, WCHM welcomed the opportunity to provide a submission to the Review, given the Centre’s focus on … Read more

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Have your say on a national obesity strategy

The Council Of Australian Governments Health Council has committed to developing a national obesity strategy, and is holding a series of community forums around Australia to inform the development of the strategy. They want to hear about what would help to reduce overweight and obesity in their communities and to seek feedback about what should be included in a national … Read more

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New Report: Creating Opportunity or Entrenching Disadvantage? 5 Years on – ACT Labour Market Data Update

On Thursday 17 October the Women’s Centre for Health Matters and the ACT Council of Social Service released an analysis of ACT labour market data and future trends, focusing on wages, levels of qualification and growth across major industries. The report, titled Creating Opportunity or Entrenching Disadvantage? 5 Years on – ACT Labour Market Data Update continues a gender-based analysis … Read more

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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