Category: Minister for Women

Historic Women’s Trade Delegation To China

The Andrews Labor Government has led Victoria’s first all-women delegation to China and Hong Kong. Visiting Hong Kong today, Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins announced an $80,000 boost to Mentor Walks, a program to support women in Victoria who are ready to make their mark in their chosen area. Mentor Walks Australia is modelled on […]

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Historic Women’s Trade Delegation To China

The Andrews Labor Government has led Victoria’s first all-women delegation to China and Hong Kong. Visiting Hong Kong today, Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins announced an $80,000 boost to Mentor Walks, a program to support women in Victoria who are ready to make their mark in their chosen area. Mentor Walks Australia is modelled on […]

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Victoria Continues To Showcase Women’s Achievements

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating the social, civic and entrepreneurial achievements of all Australian women and their role in shaping the nation. Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins today announced $60,000 in funding to Her Place Women’s Museum Australia after visiting the Chinese Museum of Women and Children in Beijing. Since 2016 Her Place has […]

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Nominate An Outstanding Victorian Woman Today

The Andrews Labor Government is asking Victorians to highlight the contributions of outstanding women leaders. Acting Minister for Women Jill Hennessy today opened nominations for the 2019 Victorian Honour Roll of Women which acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of women from across the state. The Honour Roll has inducted more than 600 Victorians since the […]

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Stepping Up In The Prevention Of Family Violence

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the way when it comes to bystander intervention to prevent family violence. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence today launched new research from Deakin University that outlines what drives and encourages people to intervene when they witness sexist behaviour. The research demonstrates that calling out sexist behaviour is […]

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This Girl Can Gets Victorian Women Active

Women across Victoria will be inspired to get more active, thanks to powerful new campaign This Girl Can – Victoria, hitting our screens from today. Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins launched a local version of Sport England’s viral campaign, which inspired an incredible 3.9 million British women to ditch the couch and get active. This […]

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Twenty Victorian Women Awarded Prestigious Honour

Twenty outstanding Victorian women have been inducted into the 2018 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins announced the 2018 inductees at a ceremony at the Arts Centre today hosted by comedian Nelly Thomas. This year’s inductees join more than 600 other Victorian women who have been inducted since the Honour Roll […]

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Working With Councils To Stop Family Violence

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with councils to promote gender equality to stop the scourge of family violence. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins joined Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz, women mayors, CEOs and local government advocacy groups today to announce $2.4 million for primary prevention grants in family violence. […]

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Supporting Women In Leadership On IWD

After achieving its target of gender equality on paid boards the Andrews Labor Government is expanding this target to include senior board positions. On International Womens Day, Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins announced 50 per cent of the chairs on Victorian Government paid boards will be women. This will help ensure that there is no […]

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Levelling The Playing Field For Women And Girls

The Andrews Labor Government is working to change attitudes towards gender equality and ending the scourge of family violence through sporting clubs. Minister for Women and the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins today announced $670,000 for sporting grants at an International Women’s Day breakfast hosted by Cricket Australia. In 2017 La Trobe University was […]

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