Women in Education
Program gives women a motivational pushOctober 09, 2018
Teacher Khrystyna Greenfield credits Federation’s Anna Stewart Program for giving her the final “motivational push” to lift her to the next level of advocacy and activism for the union.
New leadership course for womenSeptember 19, 2018
Federation has introduced a new course for women to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to undertake leadership positions at various levels.
Gaining strength through women’s storiesSeptember 17, 2018
The report for the first Women’s Conference in 1978 in the Education journal included an article by Jennie George who wrote, in reference to sexism, what it means and how it operates.
Emboldened by union experienceSeptember 14, 2018
Everyone I worked with at Federation’s head office in Surry Hills during my two-week stint as an Anna Stewart Officer was incredibly generous with their time and energy, making me feel welcome and encouraged.
Equal Pay Day 31 August 2018August 31, 2018
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is reporting that the national gender pay gap is at a 20 year low of 14.6% for full-time employees.
Jennie George: A union pioneer for womenAugust 27, 2018
“I ask you to close your eyes and think back 50 years because what happened in my time is quite different to the challenges facing women in Federation today...” said Jennie George, Federation’s first woman General Secretary, in her video address to the audience of the Centenary Women’s Conference.
RBG Documentary ReviewMay 15, 2018
RBG outlines the history US Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Born to Russian Jewish immigrant parents in Brooklyn, New York, Bader Ginsburg faced enormous sexism studying law at Cornell, Harvard and Columbia and later trying to gain employment in the law.
All About Women, Sydney Opera House on March 4, 2018March 19, 2018
The Sydney Opera House's annual talks and ideas festival “All About Women” is timed to coincide with events in the lead up to International Women's Day. The 2018 program, Curated by Edwina Throsby (formerly the TEDxSydney Head of Curation and founder and producer of ABC's Big Ideas) offered talks and discussions, live podcasts and group lessons exploring the ability of food to bring like-minded people together.