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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.

Surge in Australians accessing news: UC study

Australians’ news consumption has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among women and young people, a study from the University of Canberra’s (UC) News and Media Research Centre has shown.

YWCA warns women stand to lose most from pandemic package

Australian women forced to draw on their superannuation savings to survive the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic will be pushed into poverty, a national women’s organisation has warned. YWCA Australia CEO Michelle Phillips is urging the...

Book talk: Novels by Australian women authors

Jeff Popple reviews three engrossing novels by Australian women authors. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com Where The Truth Lies by Karina KilmoreSimon & Schuster, $29.99 Author Karina Kilmore...

Awards celebrate female achievement

The ACT Women of the Year Awards are held around International Women’s Day each year and acknowledge the outstanding contributions of ACT women who have improved the status of women and girls in the region.

What we’re talking about: A real dirt bag

All the latest in fashion, beauty and health. A real dirt bag A Canberra-based fashion designer has upped the ante in her bid to ensure future generations have a cleaner and greener world to...

CWB nominations open

Nominations are open for the Canberra Women in Business (CWB) 2018 Gala Awards. The awards are held each year to recognise and reward the valuable contributions and outstanding achievements of ACT business women,...