Welcome to YWCA
YWCA Australia is our country’s leading feminist organisation. We’re a strong, united, proudly women-led organisation achieving real change through our advocacy and programs for women, young women and girls.
We provide 132,495 nights of affordable accommodation for women each year across Australia.
Women of Worth
WoW supports women in the justice system to positively re-engage with the community.
Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services
New South Wales
Court support, information and referrals for women impacted by domestic violence.
Media Release: Essie Thomas to headline 2020 Lismore Women’s Festival
Singer-songwriter Essie Thomas will be headlining this year’s Lismore Women’s Festival, proudly presented by YWCA Australia. Essie has played at Splendour in the Grass, Woodford Folk Festival and Earth Frequency Festival and is set to make a home stop after touring in the USA and Canada for the past year.
Come join us for a night of laughs
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, YWCA Australia are hosting a national Comedy Showcase, presenting some of Australia’s leading young women comedians. We’ll be visiting Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney – so get your tickets now!
Honouring Y Women
YWCA Australia sends our congratulations to the following Y women who were recognised in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List. We recognise their contribution to the YWCA movement, and their dedication to our mission.