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A message from Natasha Stott Despoja

We’re proud to announce that Natasha Stott Despoja will be guest-editing the April edition of our email newsletter MISSives! Hear from Natasha in this article.

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A message from YWCA CEO Michelle Phillips on the second COVID-19 stimulus package

First published by the Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, The Mercury, The Courier Mail, NT News, The Advertiser and the Gold Coast Bulletin on 24 March 2020.

Women-led comedy on #IWD is a hit!

All our Comedy Showcase events showed that intersectional women comedian voices are something that we need to see more of! We are honoured to be have brought these fantastic events to our members, and provide a safe place to for people to connect.

Speech by Young Women’s Councillor for Suffragette Dinner

This speech was delivered by Maninder Kaur, a YWCA Young Women’s Councillor at the Song Kitchen Suffragette Dinner held on Saturday 7 March 2020.

YWCA Australia adopts the Feminist Declaration

YWCA Australia joins more than 200 organisations in adopting the Feminist Declaration, an alternative to the political declaration that outlines the steps necessary to achieve gender equality.

Speech by Young Women’s Councillor at the Lismore Women’s Festival

This speech was delivered by Aurora Sapphire Matchett, a YWCA Young Women’s Councillor at the Lismore Women’s Festival held from 6-8 March 2020.