YWCA Australia News

Wed, 15/08/2018

The claim

Equality for Australian women has worsened dramatically since the beginning of this decade, with high levels of sexual harassment in the workplace, the former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, recently warned.

Wed, 08/08/2018

This week is Homelessness Week. With more and more people struggling to afford the private rental market, the demand for affordable or social rental properties is outstripping supply. A chronic shortage of social and affordable housing is forcing record levels of homelessness. It is clear that the system just isn’t working.

Tue, 07/08/2018

Violence against women is not an ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander problem’. It is a national problem – one that is prevalent and persistent – in all communities, right across Australia.