News and Events

GEN VIC submission to the Inquiry into the decriminalisation of sex work

Women’s Health West endorses this submission by our peak body GEN VIC. This submission supports the voices of peer-led sex work organisations, prioritization of health and safety of sex workers, and a feminist, human rights and worker-centred approach to sex work.


Rainbow Tick Accreditation update

WHW are committed to being an inclusive, intersectional feminist organisation. It is this commitment that led us to commencing our journey towards Rainbow Tick accreditation in mid- 2018. 


Federal government must provide adequate funding for family violence services

Women’s Health West have written to our local Federal Members of Parliament to ensure the government does not effectively cut funding to our family violence services in the forthcoming federal budget.


New Resources: Court Support and Intervention Order Fact Sheets

Women’s Health West has new resources available.

The Court Support Fact Sheet contains information surrounding the support available at Women’s Health West, including how the service operates, who can access it, the ways that it can help victim survivors of family violence, information about intervention orders, how to make an appointment, and contact details for legal organisations.


HaiR-3Rs – Family violence awareness training for salons

In Australia, two women die every 10 days due to family violence. Research shows that many women form close relationships with their salon professionals and confide in them about the violence or controlling behaviour they are experiencing at home.