Media Releases

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WHISE Calls for Action: Championing Gender Equality and Respect After Yarra Valley Grammar Incident

6 May 2024

In the wake of the deeply disturbing incident at Melbourne’s Yarra Valley Grammar School involving the objectification of female students,…

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WHISE welcomes release of pay gap data, launches resource on how to close gap on International Women’s Day

1 March 2024

The recent release of gender pay gap data from 5,000 private sector employers by the national Women’s Gender Equality Agency…

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Media Release: Call for Continued investment in Health Promotion and Primary Prevention

13 February 2024

Victorian Government Enters Final Phase of 10-year Plan for Change As the public consultation on “Strong foundations: building on Victoria’s…

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Training for Respect partnership to address gendered violence in Victoria’s Vocational and Education Training Sector

8 January 2024

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) is leading a groundbreaking initiative, as a new large-scale project funded by the…

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WHISE awarded Women’s Health and Wellbeing support grant to address menopause

6 December 2023

WHISE Receive Grant To Expand Crucial Work To Address Impacts Of Menopause Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) is…

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Media Release: Talking with kids about respect this 16 Days of Activism

4 December 2023

This 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) is talking to children about…

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Media Release: Video series “Ask Me Anything” normalises conversations around sexual health, gender and more

24 October 2023

“Ask Me Anything,” is an engaging online video series where knowledge experts tackle candid questions about sexual and reproductive health,…

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Media Release: Join Yumi Stynes and Dr Melissa Kang for an informed conversation on affirmative consent

25 September 2023

WHISE is thrilled to announce Yumi Stynes and Dr Melissa Kang will headline an engaging webinar on affirmative consent for…

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Media Release: WHISE Applauds National Eating Disorders Strategy for Focus on Prevention and Lived Experience

31 August 2023

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) welcomes the launch of the National Eating Disorders Strategy 2023 – 2033, an…

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Media Release: Rental and Housing Affordability Crisis in Victoria

3 August 2023

Advocating for Change: Submission to Address Rental and Housing Affordability Crisis in Victoria WHISE is pleased to announce its submission…

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