The Western Australia Report 7 February 2016

February 9th, 2016

WA – breaking records

Forgotten art
Climate, change and gender
WA’s criminal record. How safe are we?
Women & work – resources & agriculture
Grandmothers, childcare & financial support
What use are restraining orders?

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The Centre for Gender Economics — WA Report August 2016

February 8th, 2016

In WA in August:-

welcome back olympic women

women speak  —  Is balancing family and career realistic?
what’s happening with the labour force?

EPD is 8 September for 2016!
This is what a world champion boxer looks like  —  counterstereotype WA
Women & Government

full-time equivalent staff in Women’s Interests
women and terrorism in WA  —  parliamentary debate
Anna Stewart Memorial Project
FDV accommodation
community legal funding

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The Western Australia Report 6 March 2016

February 8th, 2016

This week – Celebrate International Women’s Day!

Focus: Raising Her Up

Money, Housing and Safety in WA

Anything he can do…Bad Girls

WA Women this week

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about

Snaps – or more cracks

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The Centre for Gender Economics NSW Report- April 2016

February 8th, 2016

The Centre for Gender Economics NSW

Report- April 2016.

By Holly Young: for the Centre for Gender Economics and Innovation 5th May 2016
NSW Government launches the Nation’s first Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme
The NSW State Government hopes the scheme will provide much needed resources and information to at risk women

The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDs) was launched this month by the NSW Government for a two-year pilot period. The scheme, supported by $2.3 million for these first […]

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Centre for Gender Economics WA Report July 2016

February 8th, 2016

In this month’s WA Report,

women of WA in the new federal government
the state of the state
going broke big-time in WA
WA women taking out the full-time jobs
‘Collateral damage’ –  downturns affecting the women of the south-west (and we don’t know who won the ‘Cowpat discus’ event!)
rental housing stress for owners and tenants  —  and Perth’s homeless
has violence against women become a non-topic in WA?
Women in STEM & Trades.

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GGEC19 in planning for mid 2019

February 7th, 2016

Planning for GGEC19 has began and we hope will focus on real conversations about the impact of gendered roles, and specifically addressing conversations with, and about men.  We need to give men a much greater voice in terms of the gender conversation as many of them feel displaced and isolated with some of the consequences of this being violence, depression and demotivation in the workplace.

We also need to help women participate in the hard discussions […]

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Penny Timms interviews Susanne Moore on “Big Business and Gender Bias in Sport” on ABC PM

February 7th, 2016

Radio interview with Penny Timms on “Big Business and Gender Bias in Sport” on ABC PM, http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2016/s4435586.htm @gendereconomics

“'The gay fight is an ongoing fight': Paul Zahra in search of $1 million to support LGBTI youth”

February 6th, 2016

 Michael Koziol Sydney Morning Herald

Since leaving the top job at David Jones two years ago, Paul Zahra has had a lot more time to “give back”. Now he’s after something else: money.

The former chief executive is on the hunt for $1 million to double the size of the Pinnacle Foundation, which awards scholarships and assigns mentors to disadvantaged gay and lesbian youth.

The six-year-old charity is one of the quiet achievers in a philanthropic space that is yet […]

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Centre for Gender Economics — Western Australia Report September 2016

February 6th, 2016

 

September in the West

Gender balance in gov – missed opportunity?
The issue of merit
Career options – scholarships
Online retirement program
Rural women / Climate Change
What’s happening with Domestic Violence laws in WA?

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The first Diversity Capability DPRFAssessment done in NSW Government earns SILVER status!

February 4th, 2016

A recent assessment in an NSW Government Department has earned the first DPRF™ (Diversity Program/Performance Review Framework) Award to measure Diversity Capability™against international diversity and inclusion benchmarks.  These benchmarks are complemented, in Australia by compliance to WGEA’s (Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s) Gender Indicators, or the UN Women’s Empowerment Principals for global organisations.

The DPRF™ has been used in the Australian Resources industry under AMMA’s AWRA Recognised™ badge since 2013 to increase the participation and attraction of […]

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Centre for Gender Economics NSW Report June 2016

February 3rd, 2016

Report by Holly Young: for the Centre for Gender Economics and Innovation

31st July 2016

In this report;

Refuge at the high end of town
Women in the campaign

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The Western Australia Report 28 February 2016

February 2nd, 2016

International Women’s Day is coming soon!  Campaign theme: Pledge for Parity

CSW60 – Carol Hanlon Empowering Women
Designs for an ethical future
Don’t be a Pledge Veg – Parity in Perth
WA Women & Work – Geosciences jobs in decline
WA’s shrinking job market
How Sick is Health?
Two WA Women in government
1 week – no dead women
Gen Y Women of WA

 

 

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The Western Australia Report 31 January 2016

February 2nd, 2016

What’s happening in WA?

Women and work – more job losses
Women in health-care: nurses and midwives
National aged care – what matters to staff?
The hazards of a healthy lifestyle
WA women in government
Why are we talking about violence?
Ask a serious question……..

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Leading in the Female Economy

January 10th, 2016

What does it mean to be a leader, and is leadership really different for men and women or is it just that our expectations of a leader is different depending on ones gender?

Much of the focus on organizational diversity and inclusion programs to increase greater gender balance, or to increase the pool of women in leadership, is to focus on changing women.  Often these programs look at three main areas;

Mentoring,
Leadership training, and
Bringing an awareness […]

The Western Australia Report 2 January 2016

January 4th, 2016

Welcome to 2016!!

In this issue:-

Special Report!  WA Women’s Report Card 2015 released!
WA Women: Jobs lost, Rural woman, Bright young things…..
Women, Government & Family Health – grave questions.
Violence against women.
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The Western Australia Report 20151223

December 23rd, 2015

Season’s Greetings from WA – Be safe, be loved, be kind. Be ready for next year.

Listen to the sound of sirens….2015 in WA
What we really cared about
Fine Flouters and a very large sigh
One flew over……..WA going cuckoo
79 and counting. 
A little kindness

The Western Australian Report 11 December 2015

December 14th, 2015

This week in WA

Boab Baubles
School holiday dilemma for the working Mum
Educating our future men
Women’s unemployment rate spikes
Mental health and police – a positive move!
After 108 years, we have a woman in the Gold Squad
Counting Dead Women – 3 weeks in a row.

The Western Australia Report 4 December 2015

December 7th, 2015

This week’s women – Harvey takes the lead
Aiming to keep the balance
The Big Issues. Does Aussie Business have its priorities wrong?
Counting Dead Women
On the topic of respect
Blind Injustice, Serial Killers and Santa Claus

 

DPRF AWARD RECIPIENTS

December 1st, 2015

TO SEE WHICH COMPANIES HAVE QUALIFIED FOR A DPRF AWARD VISIT

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    AWRA Lunchtime Webinar: Farstad Shipping navigates path to diversity using the DPRF

AWRA Lunchtime Webinar: Farstad Shipping navigates path to diversity using the DPRF

December 1st, 2015

Featuring: Lucy Barker, General Manager HR (Shore-based staff)

Date and time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm | 17 February 2016

In 2013, offshore service provider Farstad Shipping became the first organisation to undertake an assessment of its gender diversity capability through the AWRA Recognised Program from AMMA which is based on the DPRF receiving a ‘silver stamp’ – the second rating on a four-point scale from bronze to platinum.

With a leadership team committed to implementing AWRA’s practical advice, just 12 […]

The Western Australia Report 27 November 2015

November 30th, 2015

In this (contradictory) report:-

WA runs hot and cold for December: Gender, Economics & Christmas Shopping
Robbing Peter to pay St Paul – Community Financial Counselling in God’s hands
WA Gov has an identity crisis – Have faith if you are a homeless woman over 60
Hey!! Where’s everybody gone?
Super Significant – part 2
$3,622 for a young woman’s life. Was it worth it, WA? Dying for a fine.

 

 

Western Australia Report 20 November 2015

November 23rd, 2015

 Michelle’s in it for the long haul – WA’s longest serving female parliamentarian
Telstra’s Australian Young Business Woman of the Year
News on women in law around Australia
SUPER SIGNIFICANT! Senate inquiry into economic security, women in retirement
Counting Dead Women, the counter ticks over again
WA’s funding support for victims of abusive relationships – it’s all in how you say it, apparently…
Violence Restaining Orders and fatalities – the Ombudsman reports.
Case updates on WA violent offenders
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The Western Australia Report 13 November 2015

November 15th, 2015

This week is .. WA Senior’s Week – how well are we treating the valuable and vulnerable?

Lest we forget – Women’s Army Service HQ site under threat

Senior women and employment

Land tax hurts self-funded retirees

Shadow Minister for Seniors & Ageing condemns Government for it’s impact on seniors

Western Australians of the Year – 2 women, common theme

Women’s Health – what’s happening to maternity services?

Counting dead women – Opposition calls for sacking of Police Minister.

Report Released: Playing Our […]

The Western Australia Report 6 November 2015

November 10th, 2015

This week in the Report:-

(National) Changing the game (and a note about horses)

WA Women in Water

What does violence against women have to do with gender economics?

and a suggested read from Huffington Post

 

 

 

The Western Australia Report 30 October 2015

November 1st, 2015

Oh no! Where did October go?

WA women in agriculture
Meet the neighbours – Chatting over The Fence
Women in justice
Violence Against Women
Diversity exclusions for religious schools
AICD’s 30% by 2018 – Quick Facts

The Western Australia Report 23 October 2015

October 26th, 2015

What a week! In this report:-

Belmont Small Business Awards
Keeping Balance
Science & Tech – Stars in their eyes
Women in WA Local Govt Elections
Report-A measure of trust:How WA Police evaluates its response to family and domestic violence
Counting Dead Women – WA Violence against women updates
Ask a serious question – Lighten up!

The Western Australia Report 16 October 2015

October 18th, 2015

This week in WA:-

Rural women
Women volunteer emergency services
People who shaped Perth – Edith Cowan
Perth Lynx
Women’s scholarship program
Violence against women
Domestic violence – parliament
Rural landscapes

The Western Australia Report 9 October 2015

October 11th, 2015

This week in WA:-

KPMG Australia Energise Accelerator awards
Western Power board appointments
Telstra WA Business Woman of the Year
Kimberley Girls
Day of the Girl – Sunday 11 October
Comment – Mental Health in WA
I kid you not! Unconscious bias?

The Western Australia Report 2 October 2015

October 4th, 2015

Between the Perth Royal Show and the footy grand finals, WA’s been a little unfocused this week.

Our parliament won’t be sitting again until the 13th, so the House is quiet too.  Still, there have been a few things going on.

In this week’s report:-

changing the game in Kalgoorlie
Happy Birthday Mahatma!
WA’s regional family violence plan
Counting Dead Women update (Rant Free)
Pay Equity Report Card
WA and flexible work:CEDA Conference

Post script:  If you missed this earlier, take a look […]

The Western Australia Report

September 28th, 2015

It’s been a beautiful week in Perth, weather-wise. What else has been happening?

WA women of Influence
WA women in resources, art and sport
‘Bring our Daughters to Work’
Women view professional advancement as attainable, less desirable. Harvard Report and comment.
Counting Dead Women – 66.  Warning – rant alert!
For avid readers ‘Prayers of a Secular World’.