Balancing the voice of power: Being heard and igniting change

The ACT EMILY's List Action Group hosted virtual event on July 24, with special guests from EMILY's List USA sharing their experiences and insights of getting women into office. Continue reading

QELAG Celebration of 2020 Candidates

The QELAG celebrated the Queensland election win at Parliament House late last year, with Christmas drinks and a Celebration of their EMILY’s List Candidates. EMILY’s List members were joined by Queensland EMILY’s List MP’s, and other MP’s, including eight Ministers.    Continue reading

Kay Setches awarded AM

Kay Setches takes every opportunity to champion women and being awarded an AM in yesterdays Queen's Birthday Honours List is no exception. 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

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 have recently received very well deserved acknowledgement for their many contributions to women and our communities across Australia: Continue reading

Sizzling summer sale

Summer Sale Get ready to go back to school with these summer sale items! Water bottles, 'Future PM' children's t-shirts and 'Spot on, Joan' notebooks all reduced to $15. Shop summer sale

Australia drops in gender gap rankings

This week the World Economic Forum released their annual Global Gender Gap Report where Australia has dropped 5 ranking places to #44 out of 153 countries. Continue reading

ANU study shows growing gender differences in voting

The ANU Australian Election Study has released the data for the 2019 federal election. Continue reading

2019 award winners

We're proud to announce the winners of the 2019 EMILY's List Australia awards. Congratulations to all of these exceptional women who have made immense contributions to the feminist movement. Continue reading

Annual General Meeting - November 29, 2019

This year's AGM will be held on Friday November 29th, at the QVWC, 210 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne in the Level 4 Victoria Room at 6pm AEDT. Continue reading

WA award nominations open

Each year Emily’s List WA recognises the achievements of two women through the Pat Giles Award and the Don’t Be Too Polite Girl Award at the annual Pat Giles Lunch. Continue reading

National award nominations open

It's that time of year again: nominate your favourite feminists from around the country for the recognition they deserve! Winners cannot be a current member of EMILY’s List’s national committee, as this committee decides the award recipient/s. Click here for the Mollie Smith Award nomination form Continue reading

Apply for the 2020 Julia Gillard Next Generation Internship

EMILY’s List Australia (ELA) is seeking applications for the 2020 Julia Gillard Next Generation Intern.   Continue reading

Bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW introduced

Today 15 MPs from Labor, Liberals, Greens, Animal Justice & Independents are introducing a bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW. Continue reading

2019 Federal Election Review

Now that there has been some time for considered reflection on the election outcome, we are seeking EMILY's List Australia members' and supporters' views on the Australian Labor Party's 2019 federal election campaign. Continue reading

'What would Joan Kirner do?' special auction

In the lead up to the 'What Would Joan Kirner Do?' 2019 event we are hosting an exciting online auction featuring a piece signed by the late Joan Kirner herself. Continue reading

#MyMum wants...

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and before chocolates, flowers and foot spas it used to be a day of political action by mums. With less than a week until federal election day let’s get behind the #MyMum online campaign sparked by Bill Shorten’s heartfelt speech about his mum Ann and the many women-focused policies that the Labor team are taking to the election.  Continue reading

Give mum the gift of more feminists in parliament

Donate to EMILY's List Australia and receive a printable customisable card for Mum or mentor. Alternatively you can print your donation gift and include it in your own card to Mum. These beautiful digital cards will be sent to you in PDF form to show Mum you care (about seeing more feminists in Parliament)! Donate over here.   

Monthly membership launch for new members

From today 1st May 2019 we are offering the option for new members to pay their membership monthly instead of annually! Continue reading