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Submission to Human Rights Committee Inquiry into Relgious Discrimination Bill 2021 cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 09 February 2022
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9 February 2022

This submission draws on previous WHV submissions on earlier drafts of the Religious Discrimination Bill and those of key stakeholders including the Equality Rights Alliance (ERA) and Equality Australia (EA).

Survey pains a troubling picture of sexism in the ad industry media release image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 07 December 2021
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7 December 2021

Gender inequality remains pervasive in the Australian advertising industry, according to the results of a national survey released today.

The shEqual Survey snapshot report cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 07 December 2021
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7 December 2021

In October 2021, shEqual - WHV’s initiative championing gender equality in advertising - released a national online survey to better understand perceptions of gender equality in the advertising industry.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 29 November 2021
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The Women’s Mental Health Alliance and Women’s Health Victoria host webinars topical issues in women’s mental health. 

Front cover of WHV submission to draft National Obesity Strategy
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 03 November 2021
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3 November 2021

Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) welcomed the opportunity to provide feedback to the draft National Obesity Prevention Strategy in November 2021.

Front cover of WHV submission to the MRFF consultation
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 11 November 2021
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11 November 2021

Women’s Health Victoria welcomed the opportunity to provide feedback to the Medical Research Future Fund Australian Medical Research and Innovation Strategy and Priorities consultation in October 2021.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 09 November 2021
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9 November 2021

This submission from the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responds to the Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Forum Summary Report.

First page of Word document: COVID-19 and women's mental health in 2021
Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 09 November 2021
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9 November 2021

In September 2021, the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (Alliance) asked its members to report their observations of the ongoing mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alliance members reported that women’s mental health was still being impacted by COVID-19 and associated public health restrictions.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 25 October 2021
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25 October 2021

This video, launched at the 2021 AGM, showcases Women's Health Victoria's programs, services, activities and achievements throughout the 2020-2021 year.

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Counterpart, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 25 October 2021
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25 October 2021

The Year In Review celebrates the highlights and essence of the Counterpart service - women supporting women with cancer - over the last financial year.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 25 October 2021
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25 October 2021

This annual report contains a review of activities, and achievements of Women's Health Victoria for the period July 2020 to June 2021.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 08 October 2021
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8 October 2021

Women’s Health Victoria, the Women’s Mental Health Alliance and mental health consumer peak the Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council have ongoing concerns about the high costs of mental health misdiagnosis to family violence survivors and the increased risk this creates to their safety.

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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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Pitcher M, Jorgensen S, Matar L, Vogan D, Holland K, McRae F, et al. |Published: 31 May 2021
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30 May 2021

This research evaluated 'Bridge of Support', a hospital-based peer support program for women diagnosed with breast or a gynaecological cancer. 'Bridge of Support' is delivered by Counterpart, a service of Women's Healtth Victoria.

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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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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.

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.
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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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.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 16 June 2021
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16 June 2021

This Knowledge Paper discusses the importance of gender responsive teaching practice within tertiary settings, explores the existing knowledge base and practice resources, and highlights areas that need further investigation and development.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 16 June 2021
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16 June 2021

The Alliance has undertaken a gender analysis of key recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System to inform implementation.