Central Coast International Women’s Day Combined Clubs Committee extends an invitation to all volunteer community groups and friends to join them at the 28th Annual Women in Service Dinner on 21 August. Full details on the Event page on the District website here or download the flyer here.
There’s a wonderful feeling of freedom and security in being able to breathe normally, without fear and without anguish. Sadly, three in ten Australian women have felt suffocated by physical, emotional or sexual abuse at the hands their partner. Colleen Hewett’s powerful anthem ‘Let me Breathe' has been generously donated to Violence Free Families to help raise awareness and much needed funds.
Support a team of Australian volunteers, including two women Rotarians, Lucy Hobgood-Brown and Dr Grace Maano, who are making a 600 km river journey in August 2015. The team is focused on providing medical training to a remote community of 6000 people, accessible only by canoe. Follow our adventures on www.handupcongo.org and facebook.
Celebrating Women on the Coast IWD EXPO 2015 – We made it Happen! Over 2000 people attended the International Women’s Day EXPO on Saturday 7 March at Central Coast Campus of the University of Newcastle. Initiated and coordinated by Rotary Clubs on the Central Coast NSW, the EXPO brought together seven prominent local women’s groups …
Gender Diversity is a challenge that faces all of us in our organisations, our communities and in Rotary. Recent statistics from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency of the Australian Government highlights that Women comprise 45.8% of all employees in Australia. As a proportion of all employees, 24.7% are women working full time and 21.1% are women working part time.
It will take decades for women to achieve meaningful representation in the upper levels of corporate Australia unless a determined approach is embraced, according to the 2012 Australian Census of Women in Leadership.
Australia is falling behind other nations in terms of women in corporate and political leadership positions, a new study shows. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Tuesday released the December Australian Social Trends (AST) study.
Australia lags behind much of the world when it comes to the number of women in business leadership positions. The Randstad Workmonitor Report shows that only 38 per cent of Australians surveyed said that female employees make up at least half of the leadership positions at their current employer.
Why does Tony Abbott have only one woman in his cabinet of 18 men? Why does BHP have only two women on its 12-man board? Why does Australia itself have one of the lowest rates of female company directorships in the world?