Be part of the change

Good policy for women comes when women's voices are heard. Continue reading

Women and Superannuation

The next instalment of EMILY's Journal, our new platform for long-form pieces by EMILY's List members is Sonja Terpstra MP's thoughts on women and superannuation written for IWD2020:   Continue reading

Health and well-being in uncertain times

First and foremost, we acknowledge all our members and supporters who are facing challenging times with the impact the current health crisis is having on you, your families, work places and communities. It is concerning and stressful, and a time when we all need to take care of ourselves and each other to the best of our abilities under the guidance of health professionals. Our focus at ELA is to ensure we are doing all we can to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus and put the health and well-being of the community at the forefront of our planning.   Continue reading

We did it! Abortion in NSW decriminalised

Building on decades of work by pro-choice organisations, in September 2019 Penny Sharpe, MLC introduced the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019 into the NSW Legislative Council successfully overturning the bill criminalising abortion. The bill was co-sponsored by EMILY's List MPs Trish Doyle, Jo Haylen and Jenny Aitchison with the leadership of Jodi Mckay. Continue reading

What does it take to get elected?

You have the passion for greater good and want to be successful in politics. How do you make it happen? Continue reading

Welcome to EMILY's Journal

We are proud to introduce our new initiative: EMILY's Journal. This will be a collection of long-form pieces of writing by EMILY's List Australia members about the issues we care about: equity, diversity, choice, equal pay, and early childhood education and care. Continue reading

International Women's Day auction

2020 is a huge year for EMILY's List Australia with NT, ACT and QLD state and territory elections coming up fast. We need women who support Choice, Equity, Diversity, Equal Pay and Early Childhood Education in our parliaments more than ever to fight for our rights. We'll be supporting dozens of pro-choice Labor women into parliament so it's crucial that we band together and give generously. To celebrate International Women's Day we've launched a nation-wide online auction of four exclusive items of feminist memorabilia and art. Continue reading

New t-shirts have arrived

Just in time for International Women's Day, we're releasing a new line of feminist t-shirts! Continue reading

Australia's first Gender Equality Bill passes first hurdle

The Gender Equality Bill proposed by the Andrews Labor Government last year has passed in the Victorian Legislative Assembly. Continue reading

Congratulations to members honoured

Congratulations to our ELA sisters, past and present, who on 26th January 2020 have received very well deserved acknowledgement for their many contributions to women and our communities across Australia: Continue reading