To celebrate International Women's Day, the Australian Centre for Leadership for Women (ACLW) has awarded organisations and women nationally who empower other women through sustainable initiatives.
MP Gareth Ward; Minister for Women Pru Goward; Speaker of the House and MP Shelley Hancock; and Minister for Citizenship and Communities and Aboriginal Affairs, Victor Dominello, were involved in ACLW’s Sustaining Women’s Empowerment in Communities and Organisaitons (SWECO) Award Ceremony at Parliament House, Sydney on March 5.
In the Organisations category of SWECO, the Winners are:
- Gold Winner: Women’s Health Goulburn North East (WHGNE) Victoria
- Silver Winner: Raise Foundation in Sydney
- Bronze Winner: Women’s Legal Service (Tasmania) Inc
In the Community category of SWECO the Winners are:
- Gold Winner: The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence (JTAFV) in Victoria
- Silver Winner: Nasiba Akram
More information and photos about the winners and the ceremony is at:
Considerations for Australia's next woman Prime Minister was also launched at this event with special guest speaker, Eva Cox. More info is at:
ACLW is very pleased to have been recognised in the State Parliament of NSW: