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Family Violence in the COVID-19 Environment

Family Violence in the COVID-19 Environment

By Margie Robinson - Research Officer at the WA Centre for Rural Health specialising in primary prevention of family violence. As we are all required to retreat to the safety of our homes to combat the spread of COVID-19, some women are keenly aware that their home is...

No One Puts Small Business in the Corner

No One Puts Small Business in the Corner

By Lisa Smith - first published on flying.solo.com.au   “Being entrepreneurial is a necessity more than ever in such uncertain times as well as post COVID-19 crisis, as the knock on effects will be around for a while....We felt compelled to assist the community...

Youth Career Coaching is Undervalued

Youth Career Coaching is Undervalued

By Jenny Gleeson The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) states that “Young people are amongst those most at risk of being left behind in the changing world of work”. Currently 12% of young people across Australia, aged between 15-24 are unemployed. I started in...

Celeste Barber: A Modern-Day Leader

Celeste Barber: A Modern-Day Leader

Celeste is best known for making fun of herself and the women we supposedly aspire to be. She reminds women to embrace their own bodies unlike anything we’ve seen before. Celeste has proven that being an average and relatable woman can be just as powerful and...

Healing, support and recovery: choices for women in the regions

Healing, support and recovery: choices for women in the regions

Written by - Daphne White, Executive Manager Operations for Desert Blue Connect   In Australia, 1 in 6 women have experienced sexual assault, since the age of 15 (AIHW, 2018). During 18/19, 700 women in Western Australia reported being a victim of a recent sexual...

Men in a Woman’s World

Men in a Woman’s World

As the song goes, the world would be nothing without a woman. On that same note, it would be nothing without a man too. As a women’s network we often discuss - what more can we do for women? And we aren’t the only ones sitting down to have these conversations. There...

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