It is with great sadness that we share the passing of long-time WEL member, Judy Hill. Judy joined WEL in its founding year 1972 and was a very active member for many years.
You are invited to join family and friends of Judy's at a celebration of a life shared with friends.
Sunday September 9th, 2018 11am - 1pm
Older Women's Network NSW
8-10 Victoria Street, Newtown 2042Read more
WEL congratulates long-time WEL member, WEL NSW Executive Member and past WEL NSW Convenor, Jozefa Sobski on receiving the honour of Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, awarded for significant service to women's rights and migrant advocacy, and to higher education and skills based training.Read more
OPINION: Postgraduate student of international development, WEL member, and host of feminist group, ‘Fight for your Right to Book Club’, Emma McKenzie looks at the pace of State and Federal Government action against perpetrators of image-based abuse.
In October 2016 WEL, together with The Older Women's Network, submitted a discussion paper titled Response to Foundations for change - Homelessness in NSW Discussion Paper.Read more
This week Federal Parliament returns after a 116 day hiatus. With the Coalition on 76 seats in the House of Representatives, and an uncertain Senate, moving from 8 crossbench senators to 11, our 45th Parliament is set to be a very interesting stage indeed. It's at a time like this that our voices really matter.
In this term of Government, the Women's Electoral Lobby will keep demanding reforms that ensure financial security for women. We'll be continuing our advocacy and lobbying the Government to commit to funding the Women and Children's Safety Program. We’re holding parties and politicians to their pre-election promises and continuing to examine how their policies really support women.