What does gender equality look like in action?
- - We know that people of different genders experience public space in different ways. From the local pool to public transport - our community should be place where everyone feels equal and respected.
- - Flexible work is proven to be good for budgets and good for building fair workplaces.
- - 73 women were killed by acts of violence in Australia in 2016. The Bird Girls Project documents each one with a portrait by Alisa Tanaka-King
- - In April 2018 the Minister for Women led a historic trade delegation to China. It was the first trade delegation from Victoria made up entirely of women.
- - Amara's approach to leadership and community development make her a champion of change, advocating for those who are denied a voice.
- - Victorian high school students shape the Victorian curriculum with a resource to challenge gender norms and stereotypes in the classroom and beyond
- - Many of the decisions that impact the daily lives of Victorians are made in boardrooms, council chambers and courts. Find out what's happening in the public sector, local government and business.
- - The Voices Against Violence program changes attitudes to gender equality and supports girls to understand and take action on violence against girls.
- - In over 100 Victorian schools, the Girls Invent program shows students how to turn an idea into a commercial product.
- - As a child, Jen had no idea that footy was just for men. Read how after some time away from sport, Jen joined the Victorian Women's Football League.
- - Greer Clemens describes her experiences in an all-female band in the male dominated Melbourne music scene and the influence of feminist music critic, Jessica Hopper
- - We need better health outcomes for Aboriginal women. Read about this healthy lifestyle and empowerment program.
- - As an employment and workplace relations lawyer, Penny Scott’s pushing for equality at work for women, people with disabilities, and Aboriginal people.
- - One Roof is a co-working space that supports women entrepreneurs at every stage of their entrepreneurial journey
- - Scale Investors work with Start-Up Victoria, Melbourne Accelerator Program and others to invest in women entrepreneurs and women-led businesses
- - What does beauty look like? Twnty Something gives girls the tools they need to make healthy and empowered choices.
- - Victoria Against Violence is a 16 day campaign to raise awareness of and prevent family violence and violence against women and girls.
- - Kevin decided to work part time and share in the care of his newborn daughter, challenging traditional ideas of what it means to be a good father
- - Handy Girl Australia is a woman-led business encouraging women to pick up tools and do their own handy work.
Victorian Honour Roll of Women Program
Celebrating the outstanding contributions made by women from all walks of life, and acknowledging the many ways in which they have made a lasting contribution to our state.
Reviewed 30 March 2021