“Women’s health funding has eroded from $4 per woman upon commencement in 1988, to $2 per Victorian woman today. That is an effective cut of 50% due to population growth having to be absorbed by under pressure women, staff and governance committees.”
Excerpt from the Age By Wendy Tuohy Accessed on 10 May 2021 “As women across Victoria experience high levels of depression and anxiety, chief executives from the state’s 12 women’s health services will call on Treasurer Tim Pallas to include…
SBS News Accessed 16 April 2021 By Fernanda Fain-Binda Excerpt: It’s Not a Compliment also wants to draw attention to the increase in racialised harassment, particularly since the COVID-19 pandemic. Maria Hach, senior research and advocacy officer at the Multicultural…
Radio segment Radio National Breakfast with Cathy Van Extel After months of allegations of assault, rape and demeaning and sexualised attacks on women, there are hopes a new cabinet taskforce will tackle the root causes of these problems, including reforming…
Five years after the Royal Commission into Family Violence, MCWH Executive Director Adele Murdolo offered her reflections on its impact for migrant women.
ABC News Video Clip Aired 8 March 2021 Executive Director Dr Adele Murdolo speaks with Karina Carvalho from ABC News about the importance of collecting COVID-19 vaccine data to better understand migrant communities’ access to the vaccine.
The Women’s Mental Health Alliance today welcomed the final report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, but expressed disappointment that it did not address the specific needs of women and girls.
Capturing cultural and linguistic diversity data from those receiving the jab will be crucial in ensuring it reaches all corners of Australian society.
New migrant mothers are at particular risk of loneliness and other mental health concerns over this holiday period.
Collecting data about the languages people speak at COVID testing can help us understand which sections of our community need additional information or support about the virus.