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Submission to Royal Commission Into Victoria's Mental Health System thumbnail
Women's Health Victoria |Published:
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8 July 2019

WHV's submission focuses on the need for an intersectional gender-sensitive approach to be applied to all areas of mental health policy, health promotion and service provision.

Submission to Public health and wellbeing plan 2019-2023 thumbnail
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 19 June 2019
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WHV's submission to the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services responds to the ‘Areas for discussion’ questions in the consultation paper.

Submission to Inquiry into the social and economic benefits of improving mental health - cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 05 April 2019
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9 April 2019

This submission argues the need to apply an intersectional gender lens to mental health reform – from prevention and early intervention through to treatment and recovery, including investing in (new and existing) intersectional gender equity strategies to support the primary prevention of mental ill-health.

Submission to Inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces front page
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 28 February 2019
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8 March 2019

This submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission national Inquiry puts forward evidence-based key principles for effectively addressing and in particular, preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.

Terms of reference for the Victorian Royal Commission Into Mental Health submission front page
Women's Health Victoria |Published: January 2019
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25 January 2019

Women's Health Victoria provides feedback on the proposed TOR, and discusses the incorporation of women's experiences and needs into the Royal Commission processes. 

Establishing a National women's health strategy 2020 to 2030 submission front page
Women's Health Victoria |Published: November 2018
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2 November 2018

This submission, in the form of an online survey Q and A, contains WHV responses on the proposed National women's health strategy structure, priority areas, and research partnerships and progress. 

Victorian Gender Equity Bill submission
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
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27 September 2018

Women’s Health Victoria have identified opportunities to strengthen some aspects of the legislation. In particular, opportunities to refine some of the principles and processes specified in the Bill to ensure that the Gender Equality Bill achieves its objectives. 

Submission on Termination Of Pregnancy Bill Queensland front cover
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
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5 September 2018

Women’s Health Victoria strongly supports the current Bill which seeks to decriminalise and regulate abortion provision in Queensland and provides for the establishment of safe access zones. Safe and legal access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s broader health and wellbeing.

Addressing reproductive coercion submission Round 2
Women's Health Victoria |Published: August 2018
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17 August 2018

This submission provides Women’s Health Victoria’s feedback on Hidden Forces, Marie Stopes Australia’s draft white paper on reproductive coercion.

Obesity epidemic in Australia submission
White C, Jovanovski N. |Published: August 2018
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10 August 2018

This submission on obesity in Australia includes contributions and endorsement from Women's Health Victoria and Health at Every Size Australia.