• 21 Mar 2011 3:36 PM | Deleted user

    BPW Joondalup – International Woman’s Day Breakfast
    Press clipping March 2011


  • 18 Mar 2011 3:39 PM | Deleted user

    In reference to March 17th’s Advertiser, the Letters to the Editor page, in which two daughters of BPW members, Stefania Chiro’s, Mom is member of BPW Adelaide and many other things and Lori Brittle, member on her own right BPW Adelaide East, got letters published in reference to Rex Jory article on IWD.
    Letters to Editor


  • 11 Mar 2011 2:54 PM | Deleted user

    Marilyn Forsythe, National President BPW Australia, congratulates the Minister for the Status of Women, Kate Ellis, for announcing the reforms that will require companies with 100 or more employees to increase reporting on gender outcomes. An important point is that there will be no exemptions for companies and non complying companies will not be able to receive Government funded grants or industry assistance programs.

    The changes will be enshrined in the Act and businesses will no longer be able to give lip service to the previous requirements under the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) guidelines. For far too long Australian women have been frustrated by being unable to progress through to senior positions. They are doubly discriminated by being  paid 18% less than men in Australia. It is about time that the Government brought in laws to achieve real gender equity in Australian companies.

    Photo: Kate speaking at the launch of the centenary of International Women’s Day


  • 10 Mar 2011 3:41 PM | Deleted user

    Media Release, 9th Marth 2011
    Territory’s leading ladies


  • 09 Mar 2011 4:37 PM | Deleted user

    BPW Australia offers a warm welcome to Ms Helen Conway as the new Director for Equal Opportunity in the Workplace Agency (EOWA). As an organization representing the interests of working women, whether business owners, employers or employees BPW is acutely aware of the need for closer collaboration between the sectors if we are to reverse the increasing gender wage gap.

    Ms Conway brings a wealth of private sector experience to this role and BPW looks forward to maintaining its close relationship with EOWA as it strives for greater equality in the workplace, said National President Marilyn Forsythe. As the economic rights of women are a focus for BPW’s International Women’s Day centenary celebrations, we believe Ms Conway’s credentials, including her community related work, will allow her to build the public/private partnerships that we need.

    EOWA’s current a/g Director Mairi Steele moves to head the Office for Women, an appointment applauded by BPW. Mairi has had much experience in dealing with the machinations of government policy and this, combined with a strong background in labor economics places her ideally to champion the changes we require, Ms Forsythe said. Australian women can look forward to some real change around gender equity and women’s workforce participation: good for them, for business and for the economy as a whole.


  • 09 Mar 2011 3:46 PM | Deleted user

    Media Release, The HON Kate Ellis MP, Minister for the Status of Women, 9th Marth 2011
    Minister names new Director for Equal Opportunity Agency


  • 09 Mar 2011 3:44 PM | Deleted user

    Media Release, 9th Marth 2011
    What’s changed during 100 Years of the International Women’s Movement


  • 24 Feb 2011 4:52 PM | Deleted user

    Patience Thoms – Courier


  • 24 Feb 2011 4:40 PM | Deleted user

    Review of brothel laws – including supporting BPW rationale

  • 24 Feb 2011 3:47 PM | Deleted user

    Joondalup Times Community, 11 February 2011 – submitted by BPW Joondalup
    Press clipping_Feb 11


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