YWCA Australia News

Mon, 25/05/2015

Works for some women, but not all

The Federal Budget provides some wins and some losses for women in Australia. Click here to see YWCA Australia's resposnses.  

Fri, 10/04/2015

A new Productivity Commission report dispels the myth that public housing is a disincentive to work and highlights the role of stable housing in producing positive employment outcomes. The report, Housing Assistance and Employment in Australia Research Report, examines the relationship between housing assistance for those in need and participation in employment.

Wed, 08/04/2015

South Australia’s first leadership conference for high school girls in years 10 to 12 has sold out within weeks of announcement. YWCA of Adelaide’s SHE Leads High Conference is a full day event designed to support and foster the leadership potential of secondary school girls and is designed to meet growing demand for leadership development opportunities for girls and young women.

Thu, 02/04/2015

Australia’s steadily deteriorating human rights performance has been highlighted in a major report compiled by nearly 200 non-government organisations around Australia. The report will be presented to the United Nation’s peak human rights body in the lead up to a major review of Australia that takes place every four years.

Wed, 25/03/2015

Yesterday, YWCA Australia joined a coalition of housing and homelessness sector advocates at parliament for the National Day of Action on housing. Joining together to call on the federal government, opposition and cross benchers to help ensure that all Australians have access to affordable housing.