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    Upcoming event – Canberra – Tuesday 17 November 2015

    at the National Press Club with Senator Katy Gallagher - *watch this space for details … [Read More...]

    Melbourne event held 28 July 2015

    More than 50 of us listened to the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, … [Read More...]

    Perth event held 16 June 2015

    More than 40 people attended our inaugural WA event. Katie Day from Fortescue Metals Group spoke … [Read More...]



    Paid Parental Leave

    In the 2015 Budget, the Abbott Government announced that it intends to restrict access to the … [Read More...]

    Paid Parental Leave: Six Month Top Up proposal

    OFFICAL COMMUNIQUE The Australian Government has proposed changes to the Paid Parental Leave … [Read More...]

    Think Tax Reform Discussion Paper

    There are a number of policy reasons to encourage workforce participation by women. The key reasons … [Read More...]



    Vale Joan Kirner AC

    NFAW extends its condolences to the family of the former Victorian Premier, the late Joan … [Read More...]

    Role Model Website Launch

    from today, fantastic and inspiring women who work in male dominated occupations and industries … [Read More...]

    Open Letter to PM to address the root cause of violence against women

    Australian women’s organisations have signed a joint open letter to the Prime Minister calling for … [Read More...]