The High Court of Australia has delivered a landmark ruling confirming the constitutional validity of legislation establishing safe access zones in Victoria and Tasmania. This bodes well for the McGowan Labor Government proposed Safe Access Zones in WA. Yesterday they released a discussion paper to introduce 'safe access zones' around premises that provide abortion services in WA. The paper explores how a legislative framework might operate to ensure that patients can access health services that provide terminations without fear of protest, intimidation or harassment. Public consultation has begun and all members of the public are welcome to lodge submissions on the development of the proposed legislation by the 31st May 2019. The discussion paper, the online survey and more information surrounding the consultation process can be found over here.Continue reading
When: Friday, April 19, 2019 at 06:00 PM
Where: CSA in Perth, Australia
Join EMILY’s List WA in a special presentation of legendary trade unionist and Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation Sharan Burrow in conversation with Unions WA Secretary Meredith Hammat.
Date: Wednesday 24th April
Location: CSA, 6th floor, 445 Hay Street Perth
Tickets: $20 EMILY'S List members, $30 non-members, $15 unwaged
Book online: trybooking.com/BCDUR
When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 05:00 PM
Where: National Office in Melbourne, Australia
Join us every Wednesday evening in April for 'Winning the Women's Vote' phonebanks. We'll be calling women voters to discuss the issues that matter most to women and support EMILY's List endorsed candidates in marginal seats. Full training, women-focused scripts and light refreshments will be provided.
Dates: Wednesdays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th April 2019
Times: arrival from 5pm for 5:30pm start, finish at 7:30pm
Location: National Office, Level 2, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
***Please bring your laptop and mobile phone if you can***Who's attending
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