Here are this weeks headlines

Parliament resumes sitting – no good news for the women in WA.

Women’s health services

  • New hospital in the Swan refuses family planning medical services
  • Govt decides to vary funding to women’s health to fund other programs
  • Goldfields aboriginal women’s health service closes

Community services

  • Minister definite that no funding will go to community financial counselling
  • Increased domestic assaults cause bottleneck in crisis housing
  • Devastating funding cuts to community legal services – Women’s Law Centre to lose solicitors
  • Overcrowding at WA’s sole women’s prison

Pay Equity

  • ABS releases weekly earnings figures – not a good look for equity in the West.
  • Equal Pay Day is coming!
W-A-Report-20150814.pdf (103 downloads)