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Recent coverage

Over 230 candidates pledge to fully support women's safety, Women's Agenda, May 2022.

Where do the Coalition and Labor stand on addressing women's safety, SBS News, 19 May 2022.

Where has the women's rage of 2021 gone? Sydney Morning Herald, 15 May 2022

Election campaign ignores women's safety, 7 News, May 2022.

Women's rights and safety organisations condemn targeting of trans women by political candidates, Women's Agenda, 10 May 2022.

Dozens of gender equality groups have called out anti-trans politicians, QNews, 10 May 2022.

'We all deserve dignity': key groups call for an end to divisive debate on transgender issues, SBS News, 6 May 2022.

One woman a week is killed by violence. Here's where the major parties stand on the issue, Mamamia, 20 April 2022.

Australian politics live, The Guardian, 14 April 2022.

The candidates supporting women's safety this federal election, Women's Agenda, April 2022.

Hairdressers are being trained to spot family violence. These are the signs they look for, SBS News, 5 April 2022.

What the 2022 budget actually means for women, Mamamia, 30 March 2022.

Short term shugar hits and missed opportunities, Pro Bono News, 30 March 2022.

'Insulting, out of touch': Australians lambast government's phallic Women's Network logo, SBS News, 14 March 2022.

Damning survey shows extent of sexual assault and harassment at university, Women's Agenda, March 2022.

Sexual harassment, bullying are widespread in Australia's Parliament, Report says, Wall Street Journal, 30 November 2021.

Need to channel the rage? Five things you can do in the wake of the women's safety summit, ABC online, 10 September 2021.

National Summit on Women’s Safety ‘critical’: Bendigo’s Centre for Non-Violence, Bendigo Advertiser, 7 September 2021

‘Little band-aids we can put on this situation’: shortfalls of Morrison’s Women’s Safety Summit laid bare, Women’s Agenda, 6 September 2021

Scott Morrison gave the opening address of the Women’s Safety Summit, Women's Agenda, 6 September 2021

Post: Women’s summit targets consent, Saturday Paper, 6 September 2021

Surveillance, drones and kill switches: abusers use technology to terrorise women, Sydney Morning Herald, 5 September 2021

‘The dial hasn’t shifted’: Concrete action needed after 12 years of plans to stop family violence, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 September 2021

Experts demand action as Women’s Safety Summit starts, Women’s Agenda, 2 September 2021

Blueprint to stop violence against women, The Standard, 2 September 2021

Blueprint to stop violence against women, 7News, 2 September 2021

Blueprint to stop violence against women, Perth Now , 2 September 2021

Blueprint to stop violence against women, Yahoo, 2 September 2021

Australian advocacy groups push for government investment to stop sexual violence, The Guardian, 29 July 2021

'Harmful' content remains on website behind controversial milkshake consent video, safety groups say, SBS News, 3 June 2021

Australia pulls insulting, bizarre, 'milkshake' sex consent education videos, The Hong Kong Standard, 21 April 2021

Milkshake sexual consent video pulled from government website,, 20 April 2021

The worst thing about that consent video? It’s believable our government made it, The New Daily, 20 April 2021

This Might Be the Worst PSA About Consent Ever Made, The Mary Sue, 19 April 2021

Government’s ‘confusing’ new education campaign uses tacos and milkshakes to explain consent,, 19 April 2021

Women’s groups and unions unite to fight for women’s workplace safety, Pro Bono News, 14 April 2021

'We don’t need more talking, we need action': Frontline women’s violence workers slam national survey, SBS News, 8 April 2021

Morrison announces cabinet reshuffle, new women's taskforce, The Canberra Times, 29 March 2021

Women reject PM's offer of 'three person' indoor meeting, The Illawarra Mercury, 15 March 2021

The Australian and international news stories you need to know today, Monday March 15, Mamamia, 15 March 2021

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and opposition leader Jodi McKay snub historic women's march in Sydney - 'absolutely devastating' female protesters, Daily Mail Australia, 15 March 2021

‘Historic outcome’: Abortion decriminalised in South Australia, Women's Agenda, 2 March 2021

South Australia's Lower House passes abortion law after 22 hour debate, Mamamia, 18 February 2021

Leading health groups sign open letter urging South Australian MPs to vote in support of abortion reform, Women's Agenda, 16 February 2021