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  • CharitiesAidWelfare
  • 11/04/2024
  • 19:10

More than 250 humanitarian and human rights organisations call to stop arms transfers to Israel, Palestinian armed groups

An open call to all UN Member States to stop fuelling the crisis in Gaza and avert further humanitarian catastrophe and loss of civilian life. We, the undersigned organisations, call on all States to immediately halt the transfer of weapons, parts, and ammunition to Israel and Palestinian armed groups while there is risk they are used to commit or facilitate serious violations of international humanitarian or human rights law. Israel’s bombardment and siege are depriving the civilian population of the basics to survive and rendering Gaza uninhabitable. Today, the civilian population in Gaza faces a humanitarian crisis of unprecedented severity…

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  • Medical Health Aged Care
  • 04/04/2024
  • 10:00
Monash University

Monash experts: World Health Day (7 April)

Monash experts: World Health Day (7 April) Sunday 7 April is World Health Day with this year’s theme, ‘My health, my right. Around the world, the right to health of millions is increasingly coming under threat. This year’s theme was chosen to champion the right of everyone, everywhere to have access to quality health services, education, and information, as well as safe drinking water, clean air, good nutrition, quality housing, decent working and environmental conditions, and freedom from discrimination. Available to comment: Dr Ronli Sifris, Deputy Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Associate Professor, Monash Faculty of Law Contact…

  • Business Company News, Fashion
  • 03/04/2024
  • 16:37
Mackay Goodwin

Media Release: Marquee Retail Group Appoints Voluntary Administrators

Sydney, 3 April, 2024— The Board of Directors of Marquee Retail Group (MRG) has appointed Domenic Calabretta, Mitchell Ball, and Richard Lawrence of Mackay Goodwin as voluntary administrators. MRG owns the brands Colette by Colette Hayman (Colette) and The Daily Edited (tde.) MRG has felt the impact of an unplanned downturn in sales from October 2023 to March 2024, as a result of rising inflation and increased interest rates. That was compounded by its ongoing debt arrangement with the ATO, which dates from the COVID-19-induced drop in sales. Whilst under voluntary administration it will be business as usual. MRG aims…

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  • General News, Sport Recreation
  • 14/03/2024
  • 10:16

10 Athletes Ran 4,635 kms, Each Surpassing their Furthest Distance, at lululemon’s FURTHER Women’s Ultramarathon

WHAT: 10 athletes from lululemon’s global ambassador collective completed their journey to run their furthest distance today and set multiple records at the brand’s…

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  • Finance Investment, Women
  • 08/03/2024
  • 10:07
UN Women Australia

MEDIA ALERT: UN Women Australia to mark International Women’s Day today across Australia

Thousands of Australians will come together across the country today, Friday 8 March, to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) at UN Women Australia’s events. UN Women Australia’s IWD events are among the largest celebrations of IWD in the country, bringing together people across Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and online to celebrate global achievements, agitate for change and raise life-changing funds to support the world’s women and girls. The events will feature an exclusive virtual presentation from Michele Bullock, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, engaging in a rare conversation about her passion for inclusion, diversity and belonging, and…

  • Insurance
  • 08/03/2024
  • 09:01

International Women’s Day: In conversation with Bizcover’s leading women in tech

Inclusion is a wonderful thing; it breaks down barriers and unites us across genders, cultures, religions, and other beliefs. But like all great ideas, it takes effort, willpower, and often a willingness to change. March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD) and this year it is all about ‘inspiring inclusion’. To celebrate IWD 2024, BizCover caught up with three of our leading women in tech to hear their thoughts on inspiring inclusion and forging careers as women in technology.“Inclusion means that we’ve all got a seat at the table, regardless of gender,” explains Delivery Lead Sherryne Dayoub. “It’s really important…

  • Medical Health Aged Care
  • 08/03/2024
  • 08:30
Australian College of Nursing

Women’s Health at the heart of nursing

MEDIA RELEASE 8 March 2024 Women’s Health at the heart of nursing International Women’s Day 2024 #InspireInclusion On International Women’s Day (IWD) 2024, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) reiterates and reinforces the commitment of nurses and the nursing profession to improving women’s health and wellbeing. ACN CEO, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN, said the IWD 2024 campaign theme, Inspire Inclusion, reflects the values, practices, and objectives of ACN and the nursing profession. “As a leading female-dominated profession, nursing is at the heart of passionate and compassionate care for women,” Adjunct Professor Ward said. “Nurses are uniquely placed to be…

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  • Women
  • 08/03/2024
  • 07:00
Women's Health Services Network

Victorian Women’s Health Services release combined statement to mark International Women’s Day – Gender Equality is at a crossroad

To mark International Women’s Day, the CEO’s and Chairs of all 12 Women’s Health Services across Victoria have released a statement reinforcing the importance…

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  • Medical Health Aged Care
  • 08/03/2024
  • 06:05
Royal Australian College of GPs

RACGP calls for equity for Australia’s women GPs on International Women’s Day

Despite more women training to become GPs than men, Australia’s female GPs still get a raw deal when it comes to pay and basic entitlements like paid parental and study leave, says the Royal Australian College of GPs (RACGP). Australia’s largest peak body for GPs, the RACGP is calling for equity for GP women and those who identify on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024. “On this International Women’s Day, I’m asking the government to get behind Australia’s women GPs, who make a huge contribution to the health of their communities across the nation and make changes needed for…

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