YWCA Australia News

Thu, 23/05/2019

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Tue, 10/12/2013

YWCA Australia joined over 150 leading community organisations from around Australia in writing to the Attorney-General, George Brandis QC, urging him not to repeal the racial vilification protections in the Racial Discrimination Act.  

Thu, 07/11/2013

The Australian Government has announced it is scrapping the low income super contribution (LISC), a Government superannuation payment of up to $500 each financial year to help low-income earners save for their retirement. The LISC is available to people earning 37,000 or less a year. YWCA Australia is disappointed with this move, which will have a disproportionate impact on women who generally have lower wages, lower workforce participation and generate less superannuation over their lifetime than men.