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27 May 2020

Equality Starts Locally – New Partnership Between the VLGA & GEN VIC

Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) and the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) today launch their partnership for gender equity, with a webinar featuring world leading Gender & Disaster experts from …

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26 May 2020

GEN VIC appoints Board of Directors and Special Advisors to drive agenda for gender equal recovery for Victoria

Gender Equity Victoria has appointed its first full Board of Directors to drive the strategic and economic development of Victoria’s peak body for gender equity. New appointees include: Amanda Barker, …

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17 April 2020

Parents Victoria and Gender Equity Victoria call for home school allowance

Parents Victoria and Gender Equity Victoria are calling for Victorian parents to be supported with a one-off home school allowance to offset the additional costs associated with educating kids in …

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2 April 2020

Gender Equity & Women’s organisations unite on Covid19 disaster

Over 100 organisations committed to gender equity and women across Victoria have made a joint statement calling for State and Federal Governments to recognise the gendered impacts of COVID-19. The …

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24 February 2020

Victoria leads the way with Australia’s first Gender Equality Act

Gender Equity Victoria celebrates the landmark passage of the Gender Equality Act, which will set a new standard for equity and equality for women and men in Victoria. The legislation …

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12 February 2020

Our Health, Our Rights, Our Lives! Women say NO to the Religious Discrimination Bill

Women’s and gender equity organisations across Victoria have joined forces today to oppose the Religious Discrimination Bill on the grounds that it risks women’s health and safety. Our Health, Our …

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10 December 2019

Back on Track: Budget equality essential to Victoria’s economic performance and wellbeing

To coincide with the first public hearings of the Victorian Parliament’s Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) inquiry today, GEN VIC and its research partner, Per Capita, have published ‘Back …

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4 December 2019

GEN VIC, MEAA and Australian Media Organisations to Develop World First Protocols to Stop Online Violence

Gender Equity Victoria and the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) have led a roundtable discussion of decision makers from major Australian media organisations to discuss the findings and recommendations of the ‘Don’t Read …

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26 November 2019

Gender Equality Bill leads the way for gender equity in Victoria

Gender Equity Victoria commends the Victorian Government for the introduction of the Gender Equality Bill that will see Victoria set a new standard for the equity and equality of women. …

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21 November 2019

Gender Equity Victoria stands against Gendered Violence: No more rape, sexual assault or homicide

Next Monday 25 November marks the first day of 16-Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, an International campaign for the Elimination of Violence against Women. GEN VIC members will …

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