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Looking for an overview or in-depth coverage of a particular women’s health or gender equity issue? Explore our recent publications by topic, publication type, year and audience. Earlier publications are available to view and download via the WHV Library online catalogue.

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Submission to the National Mental Health Workforce Strategy

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 07 October 2021
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7 October 2021

This submission to the National Mental Health Workforce Strategy Taskforce highlights the critical components of a gender-informed approach to workforce development.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance policy submissions

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 07 October 2021
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7 October 2021

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance makes policy submissions to inform Victorian and national mental health reforms.

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More time to seek support: 1800 My Options expands hours

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 23 September 2021
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23 September 2021

Women in Victoria can now seek support for their sexual and reproductive health needs from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, with the 1800 My Options phone service expanding its hours from September 1, 2021.

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The Royal Commission and women’s mental health: challenges and opportunities: 17 August 2021

Women’s Mental Health Alliance, Mental Health Victoria |Published: 01 September 2021
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1 September 2021
This webinar hosted by the Women’s Mental Health Alliance and Mental Health Victoria examines the implications of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System for women’s mental health, and opportunities to ensure that the redesign of the mental health system meets the needs of women, girls and gender diverse people.
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Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry into Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 20 August 2021
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20 August 2021

This submission to the Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into Mental Health and Suicide Prevention highlights the importance of a gender-responsive approach to mental health.

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Shifting focus: preventing gendered violence and harassment at work and supporting victim-survivors

Victoria Legal Aid, Women's Health Victoria, Sexual Assault Services Victoria |Published: 09 August 2021
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9 August 2021

This submission unpacks the urgent reforms needed to prevent gendered violence and sexual harassment in Victorian workplaces, hold perpetrators accountable, and support victim survivors to recover and receive redress.  

Front cover of Women's Mental Health Alliance submission to the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act (VIC) consultation. Purple and orange text on white background with a purple and orange wave on the bottom-left of the page.

Submission on the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act: Update and Engagement Paper

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 06 August 2021
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6 August 2021

This submission from the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responds to the Update and Engagement Paper on the new Mental Health & Wellbeing Act.

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Submission to inform the Second National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 06 August 2021
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6 August 2021

This submission largely focuses on the primary prevention of men’s violence against women in line with the focus and expertise of WHV.

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Short courses in gender equity: Pathway Course

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 05 August 2021
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5 August 2021

Two short courses are available for people who are interested in learning about gender equity, the emerging roles in gender equity work, and how the Australian workplace is changing. These courses offer a pathway into employment or further study and have been developed for the Learn Local training provider to deliver.

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COVID-19 vaccines: safe and effective for women: August 2021 [Videos] - SUPERSEDED

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 01 August 2021
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1 August 2021

Many women have concerns around COVID-19 vaccines and the possible impacts on their health. These five short videos take a look at some of the most common concerns women may have.