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In our parliaments
Christine Fyffe spoke about the classification of publications, films and computer games in the Victorian Parliament on 15 November 2012. View speech
Apology for past forced adoption practices by Queensland Premier, the Honourable Campbell Newman MP. View speech

FEATURE: ATH Video News item - w.comm forum Sydney



Young women’s forum held in Sydney

House of Representatives Speaker Brownyn Bishop has delivered the keynote address at the w.comm young women’s forum held in Sydney on 24 and 25 November. Read more


Women on boards - live Twitter chat

Some demand quotas, others tell women to ‘lean in’, while others say the problem lies with changing unconscious bias or structural issues. Read more


w.comm youth forum to be held in November

Young Australian women interested in parliamentary careers and other leadership roles are being urged to nominate for a place in this year’s w.comm forum, to be held in Sydney on November 24 and 25. Read more

Pacific speakers mull barriers facing female candidates

Speakers from Pacific Island nations discussed the barriers facing female political hopefuls in the region while at a conference in Canberra. Read more


Political financing for women

W.comm chair Lisa Baker has made a detailed contribution to the iKNOW Politics online discussion about what the Pacific Women ‘s Parliamentary Partnerships program is doing to help more women in the region enter politics. Read more


W.comm wants more action on Indigenous violence

W.comm chair Lisa Baker has urged Australian parliaments to follow Canada’s lead in taking more action on violence against indigenous women. Read more







Action Agenda

A w.comm action agenda for 2013-14 identifies key areas of activity. Download the agenda

Key Issues

Promoting a healthy body image by putting tighter regulations on the digital enhancement of images

Supporting a Medicare funded, universal screening program for chlamydia


Opposing the premature sexualisation of children and young people through overtly sexual advertising