YWCA Australia News

Thu, 13/12/2018

As 2018 is coming to an end, now is the time to send some cheer, and also do good!

Thu, 27/03/2014

In December last year, YWCA Australia joined over 150 leading community organisations from around Australia in writing to the Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis, urging him not to repeal the racial vilification protections in the Racial Discrimination Act. The letter highlighted the critical role that the Racial Discrimination Act (the Act) has long played in combating racial hatred and protecting individuals and groups against discrimination and hate speech. The Australian Government has now released an exposure draft of proposed amendments that will change the racial vilification protections in the Act.  

Thu, 20/03/2014

YWCA Australia has joined with many other organisations in the community sector to support our regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC), which the Australian Government is planning to abolish. Read the open letter urging the Government to retain and fund the ACNC: