Media

For all enquiries regarding the Speaking Out Program please contact our Speaking Out Coordinator Arielle on 03 9851 3700 or email amilecki@whe.org.au 

Please direct all other media enquiries to our Communications Officer on
03 9851 3700 or health@whe.org.au

6 July 2018

Ground-breaking LGBTI family violence prevention program funded

Women’s Health East welcomes funding from the Victorian government to deliver a ground-breaking participatory project to help prevent family violence in LGBTI relationships.

LGBTI FUnding Media Release

 

31 January 2018

WHAV Media Release – Free from Violence funding announcement

Yesterday the Honorable Natalie Hutchins came to Women’s Health East announced funding for Women’s Health Services!

Read this media release from WHAV, the peak body for Women’s Health Services to learn more.

WHAV Media release – Free from Violence funding announcement

 

30 MAY 2017

New funds support sustained action to prevent violence against women in Melbourne’s East

Women’s Health East, on behalf of the Together For Equality & Respect (TFER) Partnership, are delighted to be a recipient of $140,000 through the Community Partnerships in Primary Prevention grants.

To read or download the full media release, click on the link below.

30 May Media Release New funds support sustained action to prevent violence against women in Melbourne’s East

 

3 MAY 2017

WHAV looks forward to a Victoria free from family violence

Victoria’s peak body for women’s health, safety and wellbeing congratulates the Victorian government on standing strong on their commitment to all 227 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The Women’s Health Association of Victoria (WHAV) believes the unprecedented investment of $1.9B will go a long way to making the difference that is needed for women and children experiencing violence to get the service responses they need to live free from violence.

To read or download the full media release, click on the link below.

3 May Media Release WHAV looks forward to a Victoria free from family violence

 

23 NOV 2016

#GE4Me – What Does Gender Equality Mean for You?

Vivian Final#GE4Me (Gender Equality for Me) was a local social media campaign that encouraged the community to share what Gender Equality means for them.

The campaign was developed by Women’s Health East, and designed to coincide with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (25 Nov – 10 Dec).  #GE4Me focussed on what gender equality means for the many diverse groups that shape Melbourne’s Eastern Metropolitan Region. Their messages on gender equality were been turned into 16 campaign pictures – one for each day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.

To read or download the full media release, click on the link below.

2016-11-23 Media Release #GE4M

 

15 JULY 2016

It’s Time We Talked About Porn – A forum for parents, carers, educators and mentors of young people

Readily available and aggressively marketed online, hard-core pornography is fast becoming the default sexuality educator for young people. Pornographic content accounts for 30 per cent of internet traffic and research shows that over 90 per cent of boys and 60 per cent of girls have seen porn online.

A forum on the challenges and advantages of talking about porn with young people will be held on Monday 18 July at Karralyka, Ringwood. Presented by Maroondah City Council, Women’s Heath East and Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC), the session will be led by community educator on pornography and young people, Maree Crabbe.

To read or download the full media release, click on the links below.

11 July 2016 Media Release Its Time We Talked About Porn Forum (pdf)

 

31 MARCH 2016

Royal Commission into Family Violence – Report and Recommendations

The landmark report of the Royal Commission into Family Violence was publicly launched yesterday, Wednesday 30 March 2016.

Women’s Health East welcomes the report and applauds the Victorian Government for its commitment to implement the recommendations in full. Women’s Health East sees the report as a strong framework for future action.

To download the full report, visit the Royal Commission into Family Violence website.

To read or download the full Women’s Health East media release, click on the links below.

31 March 2016 Media Release Royal Commission into Family violence report (pdf)

31 March 2016 Media Release Royal Commission into Family Violence (word)