News and Events

Welcome to GenWest!

As of today, Women’s Health West is officially becoming GenWest. Our new tagline is Gender Justice and Change.

Our new brand and visual identity are a further step in the direction of achieving our vision of gender equity in the west.


Information for professionals: How to make a referral to GenWest

If you are working in a community, health or other support organisation and are working with clients experiencing family violence, please visit this section of our site to find out more about the services we offer.


COVID-19 and Women’s Health West’s services

Women’s Health West is continuing to deliver essential services to women and children who experience family violence during the COVID-19 health emergency. We remain open and will continue to provide our family violence services. As well as this, we will continue to follow up referrals received from Victoria Police following incidents of family violence. 


FREE COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION SESSIONS for Somali and Arabic-speaking communities

Women’s Health West (WHW) and the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) are offering COVID-19 vaccine information sessions for communities in Melbourne’s west.


A historic moment for intersectional feminism

This afternoon WHW held a Special General Meeting to vote on changes to the constitution, which included a name change and expansion of client and member cohorts.


Action for Equity: Sexual and Reproductive Health Week

We’re putting the spotlight on sexual and reproductive health across our social media channels – Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn – using #SexualReproductiveHealthWeek. Here are links to further information and resources mentioned in those posts, all in one spot!


COVID-19 vaccination information

Women’s Health West is a COVID-19 vaccination ambassador organisation. This means we’re assisting the Department of Health to distribute information about vaccinations.