Melanie Fernandez, chair of Women’s Electoral Lobby (WEL) NSW, said she was not optimistic about the decriminalisation of abortion, despite a coalition of women's groups meeting ministers, shadow ministers and telling their members to lobby their MPs.Read more
Chair of The Women's Electoral Lobby, Melanie Fernandez, was featured in an SBS article on paid parental leave.Read more
With his passing, many tributes to Neville Wran have focused on his achievements in strengthening physical and environmental infrastructure. For many of us Neville Wran’s greatest achievement was leading the building of social infrastructure and social reform which led a paradigm shift and changed society for the better in NSW and, arguably, throughout Australia.Read more
WEL NSW held its 40th anniversary celebrations last night at NSW Parliament House.
It was wonderful to bring our members, supporters, friends and family together to celebrate the amazing work that WEL has done since 1972 and look forward to the work that WEL will be doing in the coming years.Read more
On Thursday 3rd March feminists gathered at parliament house for the WEL State Election Forum. Women’s groups quizzed The Minister for Women, Jodi McKay, Shadow Minister for Women, Pru Goward, and Greens Spokesperson for Women, Cate Faehrmann, on a range of policy issues,Read more