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WHISE welcomes Victoria’s first Commissioner for Gender Equality

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE), the women’s health service for the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne welcomes the appointment of Dr Niki Vincent as Victoria’s first Commissioner for Gender Equality.

“This is a major announcement by the Victorian Government and a significant moment in the history of gender equality,” says Kit McMahon, CEO of WHISE. 

Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting – Women’s Health in the South East

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday the 22nd of October 2020, commencing at 4.30pm. 

At this meeting we will present our Annual Report on Impact and Financial Report and look forward to announcing shortly, a fantastic key note speaker who will be a part of the agenda.

Women's Health in the South East 2020-2023 Election Notice

An election is required under the Women’s Health In The South East, Constitution (October 2019), to fill  7 vacancies on the Board for the Women's Health In The South East Incorporated.

If you wish to nominate and require assistance to complete the nomination form please contact the Returning Officer or the Assistant Returning Officer via WHISE on 9794 8677.

Gender Equity Victoria and members of its Women's Health Services Council, are pleased that the Government has clarified that there is no limit on the attendance of partners at maternity hospitals following the birth of children as a strategy to limit hospital infections during pandemic.

A landmark partnership between Women’s Health and TAFE

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) and Chisholm TAFE will team up to advance gender equity across the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne as part of their formal partnership, announced today.

Women’s and community organisations unite on COVID-19 and gender

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On 2 April 2020, over 60 organisations – including Women’s Health in the South East – came together to support a statement on Gender, Equality and COVID-19.

The statement recognises the huge impact of COVID-19 pandemic and the exceptionally difficult circumstances that the community find themselves in.

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