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NSW Government
10 Dec 2017

NSW to protect pregnant job seekers from discrimination

NSW will abolish a law that allows employers to fire or refuse to hire women who knew they were pregnant when applying for a job.

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NSW Government
05 Dec 2017

Women in NSW living longer and healthier lives

The latest snap shot of the health of women in NSW will be released today in the Women in NSW Report Series 2017: Health and Wellbeing.

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NSW Government
08 Nov 2017

More than $200,000 to promote economic empowerment and leadership for women

Ten programs that encourage leadership and economic empowerment for women have been awarded NSW Government funding in the latest round of Investing in Women grants.

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NSW Government
06 Nov 2017

Nominations open for NSW Women of the Year

Lifelong dedication to the advancement of women in NSW will be recognised by a new category in the 2018 NSW Women of the Year Awards.

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NSW Government
18 Oct 2017

New sentencing reforms to better protect victims of domestic violence

The right of victims to live safely in their home will be at the centre of new justice
reforms targeting domestic violence offenders.

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NSW Government
06 Oct 2017

Two weeks left to apply for round two of domestic and family violence innovation fund

Those interested in being part of the second round of the NSW Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Innovation Fund have two weeks left to submit an Expression of Interest.

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NSW Government
04 Oct 2017

Corporate leaders join government to tackle domestic and family violence

Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Pru Goward will today convene the first meeting of the NSW Domestic and Family Violence Corporate Leadership Group.

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NSW Government
28 Sep 2017

Blueprint Annual Report Card – Year One released

In August 2016 the NSW Government launched its Domestic and Family Violence Blueprint for Reform 2016-2021: Safer Lives for Women, Men and Children, a comprehensive strategy to reform the NSW domestic and family violence response to deliver better outcomes.

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NSW Government
22 Sep 2017

Domestic and Family Violence Innovation Fund Round 2: Expressions of Interest now open!

Expressions of interest (EOI) are now open for the Domestic and Family Violence Innovation Fund Round 2. Round 2 builds on the success of Round 1, and will provide up to $10 million in funding for new and innovative approaches to preventing or responding to domestic and family violence in NSW.

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NSW Government
30 Jun 2017

NSW Women’s Strategy – Public consultation

The NSW Government invites all members of the community to provide input to the NSW Women’s Strategy.

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NSW Government
12 May 2017

NSW Women’s Strategy - Community consultation workshops

The Hon. Tanya Davies MP, Minister for Women, is hosting a series of community consultation workshops  to inform development of the NSW Women’s Strategy (the Strategy).

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NSW Government
12 Apr 2017

New round of funding to boost economic opportunities for women across NSW

Minister for Women, Tanya Davies today urged organisations and community groups with innovative ways to encourage leadership and economic independence for women to apply for their share of $200,000 as part of the NSW Government’s Investing in Women 2017 grants program.

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