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Naval commander recognised for excellence in women’s leadership

In recognition of her leadership in the Royal Australian Navy, Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) has announced Commander Kelly Haywood as the ACT recipient of the 2021 Australian Awards for Excellence in...

To the editor: Mates4Mates supports women too

While veteran issues are often seen as a male-centric issue, Mates4Mates says it’s important that female veterans impacted by service feel seen and heard.

How to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 in Canberra

There are a great variety of women-centred events planned around Canberra in coming weeks, from business breakfasts through to art exhibitions.

Monumental Women petition aims to smash ‘the bronze ceiling’

Jasiri Australia, a youth-led organisation, has launched a public petition to “smash the bronze ceiling” and celebrate the distinct accomplishments of women through statues and place names. Home of the internationally recognised Girls...

Elizabeth Lee shortlisted for McKinnon political prize

ACT Leader of the Opposition Elizabeth Lee was nominated for the 2020 McKinnon Emerging Political Leader of the Year.

Meet Kat Reed: new leader of Women with Disabilities ACT

Kat Reed is the new leader of Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) and she intends to double-down on the existing gendered advocacy for Canberra’s 41,000 women, girls, female-identifying and non-binary people with...

Older women balancing resilience and trauma

For Anti-Poverty Week, 11-17 October, the Older Women’s Network hosted an online storytelling of resilience, trauma and rage against the machine that allowed women over 55 to become the country’s fastest growing...

Legal services in high demand as domestic violence calls double

The Women’s Legal Centre ACT has issued double the advices on domestic and family violence matters during COVID-19, compared to this time last year. In addition, the Centre has seen a significant increase...

ACT community sector addressing the gender pay gap

Canberra organisations within the community sector have banded together today for Equal Pay Day 2020.

5 self-care habits for your workout

Exercise physiologist Kirra Rankin shares her top tips for incorporating self-care habits into your running (or workout) program. When was the last time you scheduled a recovery week? Do you have healthy self-care...

The female running routine: match your cycle

If there are weeks when you really struggle with your energy, you may want to consider changing your running routine to match your cycle, says exercise physiologist, Kirra Rankin.

Women to benefit from ACT Government grants

The ACT Government is continuing its work towards the wellbeing and safety of women in the Territory, yesterday announcing 17 recipients of Women’s Participation and Safety Grants program.
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