A program that engages rural Australian communities with science also boosts visibility and career development for women researchers, a University of Queensland-led study has found.
Community directors across Australia have a powerful new advocate, with the formation of a high-level governance advisory council.
The Victorian Government has achieved gender equality on water boards, with women now holding 50 per cent or more of seats on all water boards across the state.
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) has been recognised as the winner of the Australian Women in Resources Alliance (AWRA) award at the 2017 AMMA National Conference held in Perth.
The Victorian Government is making Victoria safer by expanding programs that make men who have committed family violence take accountability for their actions and stop abusing women and children.
The Pat Thomas House – which provides crisis accommodation, advocacy, support and counselling to women and children escaping domestic violence – has received $100,000 under the Local Projects, Local Jobs program.