What We Do

Social Policy

NFAW also contributes to Australian social policy, in a non- politically-partisan way, through the NFAW Social Policy Committee. This Committee participated in major issues, including:

  • development of a paid parental leave strategy with many other women’s organisations
  • amendments to the Therapeutic Goods Administration Bill enabling TGA to determine whether RU486 should or should not be available
  • the impact on women of the 2005 legislative changes in the industrial relations systems (WorkChoice) and social welfare (Welfare to Work).

‘Supporting quality research that informs policy debate’