For more than two decades the National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) has set the agenda for women's issues nationally and given weight to the collective voice of Australian women. We can only keep doing this with your support.As a member you can help develop and advocate those policies.You will receive a newsletter and be able to attend high profile events and you can help other women’s groups raise money for their projects.Your member fee or donation will assist to:
  • Progress the interests of women – through the Social Policy Committee
  • Promote the achievements of women – through the Women’s Archives Project
  • Continue to raise awareness of women’s history in schools through the National History Challenge
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    Upcoming events

    Senator Katy Gallagher entertained 100 of us at dinner at the National Press Club in Canberra on … [Read More...]

    Upcoming event – Canberra – Tuesday 17 November 2015

    'From Chief Minister to Senator' National Press Club of Australia, 16 National Circuit, … [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...]



    Entrenched bias against women and children must stop. In this Budget, this Election and all public policy.

    Ten organisations, representing hundreds and thousands of women, have called on warring political … [Read More...]

    A husband is not a retirement plan – Report from the Economic Security for Women in Retirement Inquiry

    The Senate Inquiry into the Economic Security of Women in Retirement has found that if action is not … [Read More...]

    New Fair Agenda report shows impact of proposed cuts to Paid Parental Leave:

    - low-income women are going to be particularly hard hit - nurses, teachers, ambos and retail … [Read More...]



    Support women’s reproductive rights across Australia

    Reproductive Choice Australia was formed in 2005 and February 2016 marked the ten year anniversary … [Read More...]

    NFAW supports WEL’s campaign for long term funding for Women’s refuges

    This is a bid for $2b over 5 years for C/S funding -- details - - WEL proposal ATT A Women's … [Read More...]

    Vale Joan Kirner AC

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