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Front cover of the submission to Productivity Commission interim report to the National Skills and Workforce Development Agreement
Gender Equality Victoria, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 22 July 2020
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22 July 2020

This submission to the Productivity Submission, written by Gender Equity Victoria (GENVic), Women in Adult and Vocational Education (WAVE) and the Gender Equity Accredited Training Project (WHV), specifically talks to issues relating to ‘options to ensure government investment in VET encourages increased participation in training by all Australians and is commensurate with the outcomes and benefits derived by individuals, business, industry, the local and national economy and society more generally.’

Front page of document, Women's Mental Health Alliance additional evidence to the RC
Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 16 July 2020
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16 July 2020

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responded to an invitation from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System to provide further evidence on gender and mental health to inform the Commissioners’ deliberations, with a focus on: gender and diagnostic types; trauma, gender and mental health; gender and safety in the mental health system; and gender and mental health promotion.

Front cover of submission to Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy Review
Gender Equality Victoria, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 06 July 2020
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This submission, written by Gender Equity Victoria (GENVic), Women in Adult  and Vocational Education (WAVE) and the Gender Equity Accredited Training Project (WHV), makes recommendations drawing on a wealth of evidence that supports that this is not possible until inequity in our society and economy is addressed – specifically gender equity.

Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 16 March 2020
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16 March 2020

This submission emphasises the importance of considering both the gendered drivers of homelessness, and the specific needs of women experiencing homelessness, in any prevention and response efforts.

Submission on Religious Discrimination Bill Second Exposure Draft cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 03 February 2020
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3 February 2020

This submission outlines the reasons WHV opposes the Religious Discrimination Bill.

Submission on Draft report of the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published:
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23 January 2020

Overall WHV supports the areas for reform outlined in the draft report. However, all reform areas need to integrate a sex- and gender-based analysis to ensure mental health services and prevention efforts address the sex-based and gendered determinants of mental health specific to women and girls.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 15 December 2019
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15 December 2019

Our submission to the National Obesity Strategy consultation recommends that the National Obesity Strategy adopts a weight-inclusive framework that emphasises health over weight, takes a gendered approach to health promotion and takes an active role in reducing weight stigma.

Submission to Inquiry Into Gender Responsive Budgeting cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 29 November 2019
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29 November 2019

This submission draws on WHV's specialist expertise in gender equity and women's health to demonstrate the importance of a comprehensive approach to Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in achieving gender equality.

Australian Association of National Advertisers Code of ethics review submission cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 18 October 2019
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18 October 2019

WHV's submission, endorsed by multiple agencies, makes 26 recommendations regarding the content of the code of ethics and related practice notes.

Submission to Religious Discrimination Bill Exposure Draft cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 02 October 2019
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2 October 2019

WHV asserts that the exposure draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill privileges the right to religious freedom over the rights of women and marginalised groups to be free from discrimination and to access health, employment, education and other services.