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24 February 2021

#EnoughisEnough – Solutions for safeguarding women in parliament

Today GEN VIC launches its Safeguarding Women in Politics project to address systemic and institutionalized gendered violence in Australian parliaments. GEN VIC is calling on State and Federal Governments to …

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5 February 2021

Women’s groups welcome Macklin Report Recommendations

Gender Equity Victoria welcomes the release of the final report of Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy Review: Future Skills for Victoria (Macklin Report). With the impacts of the pandemic shining …

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3 February 2021

Towards a Gender Equal Recovery – gender equality sector sets blueprint to tackle COVID19 she-cession

Today GEN VIC will launch Towards a Gender Equal Recovery, its second annual budget submission, calling for a total of $271.2 million dollars of investment in gender equality initiatives to …

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24 November 2020

Victorian Budget is a good start towards a gender equal recovery

Gender Equity Victoria welcomes the Victorian Government’s 2020/2021 state budget after several months of delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, during which women emerged as the major health and economic …

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12 November 2020

Why Victoria needs a Gender Equal Recovery – 20/21 Pre-Budget Statement

Two weeks out from a delayed State Budget, GEN VIC releases its 2020/2021 Pre-Budget Statement once again calling for the Victorian Government to build back better for a gender equal …

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13 October 2020

Victorian women need a Gender Equal Budget for COVID19 recovery

Gender Equity Victoria has written to the State Treasurer Tim Pallas today calling for the State Government to deliver a gender equal recovery from COVID19 for the Victorian budget. As …

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5 October 2020

Australian women need a Gender Equal Budget and COVID19 Recovery

Gender Equity Victoria has written to the Treasurer Josh Frydenberg today calling the Federal Government to deliver a gender equal recovery from COVID19 in tomorrow’s budget. Living in the middle …

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17 September 2020

Council candidates to answer key questions on gender equality

With the opening of nominations for the 2020 Victorian local government elections today, the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) and Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) are calling for all candidates …

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10 September 2020

Welcome to Victoria’s first Commissioner for Gender Equality in the Public Sector

Gender Equity Victoria welcomes the appointment today of Dr Niki Vincent as the Victoria and the nation’s first Commissioner for Gender Equality in the Public Sector. Dr Vincent, currently serving …

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6 August 2020

COVID19 impact on jobs and financial security for Victorian Women still under the radar

Victorian experts will gather online today to reflect on how COVID19 is impacting on the lives of Victorian women and putting progress towards gender equity at risk. Gender Equity Victoria’s …

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