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Five pre-election asks for women’s wellbeing

Clear disparities in health outcomes exist in Victoria and across the world, with different groups experiencing wellbeing and illness in unequal ways. Women are one of those groups. While Victorian… Read the full article »

What do the federal and Victorian state budgets mean for women’s health?

Women’s Health West has been looking closely at the federal and Victorian budgets for 2014–15 and we are concerned that many decisions will have a disproportionate impact on women, and… Read the full article »

Family violence services demand immediate funding to protect women and children

22 July 2014 Latest figures reveal that family violence reports to Women’s Health West have increased by 54 per cent in the last year, while funds have increased only 2… Read the full article »

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Feature: Five pre-elections asks for women's wellbeing


In the lead-up to the state election, here are five priorities for action in the arena of women’s health, as compiled by the Women’s Health Association of Victoria (including us!). We are seeking a commitment from government to develop a comprehensive women’s health policy and action platform for 2014-18. Read all about it here.