10 April 2021
Federation last week wrote to the NSW Government calling on it to support proposed changes to work health and safety (WHS) laws to provide better protection for workers from psychological injury and sexual harassment in the workplace.
31 March 2021
The culture of education systems and their management structures, wages, working conditions and organisational practices transmit strong messages about the value placed on the contribution and participation of women.
28 January 2021
A landmark report on Australia’s First Nations women and girls has been released by June Oscar AO, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner.
6 August 2020
The World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund have called on governments to protect and promote women’s access to skilled breastfeeding counselling, which is a critical component of breastfeeding support.
18 March 2020
In response to the recent horrific murders of Hannah Clarke and her three children in Queensland in February, many people are questioning how this can happen.
12 March 2020
A national inquiry has found that sexual harassment in Australian workplaces is “widespread and pervasive” and equally shocking is the “gendered and intersectional nature of workplace sexual harassment”.
11 February 2020
In keeping with the idea that you should give your time to the things that make the biggest difference, devote some of your time to participating in Federation activities, says member activist Guv Johal
18 December 2019
The We Won’t Wait domestic violence campaign continues to lobby for paid family and domestic violence (FDV) leave included in the National Employment Standards.
5 November 2019
The message from my Federation story is it’s never too late to become an active member of Federation — even if you’re shy — and when you do, you’ll find it to be an enriching and uplifting experience that will inspire you to want to do even more.