Collaborating with Other Potential Applicant Organisations

Women's groups and organisations are encouraged to collaborate and/or amalgamate with other women's groups and organisations to form National Women's Alliances with the broadest possible representation.

The Applicant Organisations listed below are interested in hearing from other potential Applicant Organisations who wish to collaborate to establish an Alliance and prepare an application.

If you and would like to have your details published on this page, please follow the instructions set out in Section 2.6 of the Application Guidelines.


Association of New Elderly Inc.

Area of Focus

  • Reducing isolation
  • Providing support
  • Increasing financial knowledge and information
  • Increasing career networking opportunities

Target Group

  • Japanese elderly women in Australia
  • Japanese mothers in Australia
  • Japanese women in mixed marriages in Australia

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Security4Women

Area of Focus

  • Improving Women's Economic independence and financial security

Target Group

  • Women

Contact Details

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Southern Women's Group Inc - Women's Resource CentreExternal Site

(www.southernwomensgroup.org.au)

Area of Focus

  • Women's referral and drop in centre
  • Far South Coast Women's Domestic Violence Court advocacy service

Target Group

  • Women and young women

Contact Details

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Australian Women's Health Network External Site

(www.awhn.org.au)

Area of Focus

  • Women's Health

Target Group

  • all Australian women, but especially women at risk of poor health outcomes, such as Aboriginal women and women with low incomes

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Australian Women Lawyers

Area of Focus

  • Advocating for justice and equality for all women
  • Identifying, highlighting and eradicating discrimination against women inherent in the community and in the legal system
  • Furthering the understanding and support for the legal rights of all women
  • Advancing equality for women in leadership and women in the legal profession
  • Creating and enhancing awareness of women's contribution to the practice and development of law
  • Providing a professional and social network

Target Group

  • Women and women lawyers

Contact Details

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The National Rural Women's Coalition Inc.External Site

(www.nrwc.com.au)

Area of Focus

  • Represent the diverse views of women on farms and in towns in rural regional and remote Australia
  • Provide advice to the Australian Government on policy issues relevant to the views and circumstances of rural women;
  • Contribute to building a positive profile of rural women, their achievements and issues.
  • Address important rural issues as they arise including health, drought policy, family violence, transport and cross-cultural awareness between indigenous and non-indigenous women and their communities.

Target Group

  • Women living and working in rural, regional and remote Australia
  • individuals
  • small community groups
  • national or state based organisations
  • Aboriginal women,
  • young women
  • women from non English speaking backgrounds who live and work in regional areas.

Contact Details

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Women's Environment Network Australia

Area of Focus

  • Women and the environment

Target Group

  • Australian women

Contact Details

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Network of Immigrant and Refugee Women of Australia Inc.(NIRWA)External Site

(www.nirwa.org.au)

Area of Focus:

  • NIRWA is an independent body that seeks to advocate for immigrant and refugee women at the national level by working to achieve cultural, social, economic, educational and gender equity for immigrant and refugee women living in Australia.

Target Group:

  • CALD women

Contact Details:

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National Council of Women of Australia Inc Ltd

Area of Focus:

  • Equality for all women
  • Status of women
  • Leadership

Target Group:

  • Women's organisations both mainstream and special interest groups with a focus on equality

Contact Details:

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WomenSpeak/ Lead Agency - YWCA Australia

Area of Focus:

  • Equality and women’s leadership

Target Group: WomenSpeak has a longstanding interest in projects which focus on young women, women from immigrant and refugee backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, and women with disability

Contact Details:

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AWISE (Australian Women in IT, Science and Engineering)

Area of Focus:

  • To develop an awareness of career potential for girls at the primary and secondary school level in the technology sectors of ICT, science and engineering .
  • To work with women training at a tertiary level for their chosen technology career to ensure a smooth transition into the workforce and to increase retention of these young women.
  • To work with professional women throughout their career to assist them in meeting their career goals and fulfill their leadership potential from frontline management to the board room.

Target Group:

  • Girls at Primary, Secondary and Tertiary level of their education.
  • Young women professionals developing their careers.
  • Mature women professionals who want to extend their career to its fullest potential in the ICT, Science and Engineering professions.

Contact Details:

  • Contact Person: Karen C. Bard , Vice President of AWISE
  • Contact Telephone: 0439 828 921
  • Contact Email: kcbard (kcbard@awise.org.au)

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Australian Womensport and Recreation Association Inc

Area of Focus:

  • Providing leadership and a voice for women and girls in sport, physical activity and recreation, to enable their full participation.
  • Over the next two-three years our focus is on improving media coverage for women in sport and leadership issues.

Target group:

  • All Australian girls and women.

Contact Details:

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Women in Prison Advocacy Network, (WIPAN) IncExternal Site

(wipan.net.au)

Area of Focus:

  • To establish an ongoing dialogue with the community, relevant NSW parliamentarians & key stakeholders surrounding women embroiled in the criminal justice system.
  • To obtain long term funding to address, holistically and by working together with relevant agencies and government departments, the advocacy and individual needs of women caught in the criminal justice system, including:
    • Alternatives to imprisonment for women in NSW
    • Reducing the increasing recidivism rates
    • Medium term accommodation post release
    • Drug & alcohol education & support
    • Parenting & living skills
    • Domestic violence
    • Education (Literacy, numeracy & vocational)
    • Health & dental care
    • Culturally appropriate programs
    • Mentoring

Target group:

  • Women, Aboriginal and Non Aboriginal

Contact Details:

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The Mirring Aboriginal Corporation

Area of Focus:

  • ATSI Women on the Central Coast want to promote their cultural, creative and artistic abilities and promote ATSI Women as role models within the community.

Target group:

  • Aboriginal women who reside within the Darkinjung region and other ATSI Women from neighbouring areas.

Contact Details:

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National Aboriginal Women’s Alliance / Auspiced by YWCA Australia

Target group:

  • Aboriginal women

Contact Details:

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Australian Women's Coalition (AWC) IncorporatedExternal Site

(awcaus.org.au)

Area of Focus:

  • Equality for Australian women
  • Women's leadership
  • Capacity building

Target group:

  • AWC Inc has a longstanding collaborative working relationship with mainstream women's organisations with diverse membership, including women's service, cultural and faith-based organisations.

Contact Details:

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VIEW Clubs of Australia and The Smith Family

Area of Focus:

  • Promoting women’s equality and leadership in all aspects of society

Target group:

Socially isolated women, specifically those who are:

  • living in rural, regional and remote areas
  • financially disadvantaged
  • indigenous
  • culturally & linguistically diverse
  • young
  • single parents
  • carers or
  • living with disabilities.

Contact Details:

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Fitted for Work

Area of Focus:

  • Improving women’s economic independence and financial security
  • Assisting women experiencing disadvantage to both obtain and maintain employment
  • Connecting women with each other

Target group:

  • Women

Contact Details:

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Older Women’s Advisory Committee (SA)

Area of Focus:

  • Health and welfare of older women

Contact Details:

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International Women’s Day Festival Inc

Area of Focus:

International Womens Day Festival, delivering annually: -

  • The International Women’s Day Training, Employment and Lifestyle Expo
  • The International Women’s Day Celebration Lunch
  • The International Women’s Day Leadership Award
  • The IWD Youth Leadership Breakfast and Mentoring Forum and IWD Youth Leadership Award Ceremony

Target group:

Over 3500 women attend the International Women’s Day Festival (8th-13th March) annually.

  • The International Women’s Day Training, Employment and Lifestyle Expo -
    • The primary target audience includes job service providers, referred job seekers by job service providers, large and small training providers, employers and career advisers
    • The secondary target audience includes prospective VET students, 350 secondary-school students from over 25 schools, parents and guardians of the school students who are supplied with complimentary tickets and teachers from over 25 schools
  • The International Women’s Day Celebration Lunch and The International Women’s Day Leadership Award –
    • Mayor Ron Clarke MBE and GCCC Council members
    • Women in business and the community who represent the leaders
    • 30 + Nominees of the IWD Leadership Award and past winners
    • 30 + Nominees of the IWD Youth Leadership Award and past winners
    • Sponsors and guests
    • Job service providers
    • Affiliated groups
    • Community supporters
  • The IWD Youth Leadership Breakfast and Mentoring Forum and IWD Youth Leadership Award Ceremony
    • 350 secondary-school students from over 25 schools, teachers, parents and guardians of the school students.
    • Mayor Ron Clarke MBE and GCCC Council members
    • Women in business and the community who represent the leaders
    • 30 + Nominees of the IWD Leadership Award and past winners
    • 30 + Nominees of the IWD  Youth Leadership Award and past winners
    • Sponsors and guests

Contact Details:

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Training Academy for Women

Area of Focus:

  • Computer Training Academy for Women (and men)

Target group:

  • Job service providers
  • Referred job seekers by job service providers
  • People upgrading their computer skills
  • Employers
  • Career advisers.

Contact Details:

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Women at Work International

Area of focus:

  • Women at Work International is a membership organisation offering networking, training and employment opportunities to women and the community

Target group:

  • Women at Work International targets and connects thousands of Australian women to each other's hopes, ambitions and dreams. Our database of over 6000 members, in turn, are the source of our energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the task at hand - the development of a truly national women's networking and training organisation, a stepping stone for the personal and professional desires of all Australian women.

Contact Details:

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Maternity Coalition

Area of focus:

  • To enhance physical, emotional and psychological well being for women and their families during life stages of preconception, pregnancy and birth, also including post-natal and breastfeeding support, through to infancy.
  • Research, education and access to simple information about best practicecare and support for maternal and child well being.
  • Consumer representation, participation in the development of Federal and State policy as well as engagement with setting professional and organisational protocols.

Target group:

  • Women of childbearing age
  • Indigenous women and their families
  • CALD women and their families
  • Teenage mothers.
  • Maternity and early
  • parenting support groups at local, state and national levels.

Contact Details:

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Older Women's Network NSW Inc.

Area of focus:

  • To advance the interests of older women through research, advocacy, lobbying and networking.
  • To research and promote policies which will ensure our economic independence and financial security.
  • To focus on healthy ageing strategies which include social, intellectual, physical and emotional factors.
  • To vigorously resist discrimination in all its forms, but particularly discrimination directed towards older women.
  • To reduce violence against older women.
  • To recognise and use older women’s skills and capacities, and to encourage the development of these and other, as yet undiscovered, talents.
  • To facilitate the engagement and development of older women as community leaders and mentors.

Target group:

  • Older women

Contact Details:

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Collier Institute

Area of Focus:

  • Women's Independence and self respect

Target group

  • Women needing to re-enter the workforce
  • Women who desire better employment
  • Women who want to enter the workforce
  • Women who want to be financially independent

Contact Details

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