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Volunteers’ News – March 2022

Sydney's events calendar is hotting up now Covid restrictions have been scaled back. There's Harmony Week, St Patrick's Day, the International Women’s Day rally and march ... and much more.

Volunteers’ News – March 2021

What better way to start our 201st issue but in the Year of the Ox, and all of the other good things happening in...

Women’s jazz tribute night helps girls find refuge

Johnston Street Jazz, one of Sydney’s most respected jazz venues, hosted a magnificent celebration of International Women’s Day at its location in the Annandale Arts Centre on March 12.

Dedicated to health and education for Aboriginal women

"I’ve retired from full-time work, but I haven’t stopped.”

Women making history on the James Craig

In the lead-up to IWD, women involved in the volunteer activities of the James Craig made history with the ship's first all-female watch.

Women’s Day event calls for action to stop violence

In celebration of the 104th International Women’s Day, the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) hosted a public event, featuring a number of speakers discussing the issues facing women all over the world today. The event, which was held at the NSW Parliament House thanks to NSW Shadow Minister for Women, Sophie Cotsis MLA, focused around the theme of International Women’s Day 2016, which was “Together We Can Stop the Violence Against Women”. 

Pledges for parity

March is an important month for women’s rights around the world with March 8 marking International Women’s Day.

Access to health care for women who have resettled in Australia

On any given day, thousands of women worldwide will be forced to flee their homes. They will join 42 million other people who are also displaced, as a result of persecution, conflict or natural disaster. Twenty-five per cent of these people will obtain refugee status, and of this portion, only 0.1 per cent will be resettled in Australia. Those who are fortunate to arrive on Australian soil face new challenges, including navigating their way around the complex Australian health care system.