Friday, 18 October 2013

Thanks to the Victorian Women's Trust & Mary Crooks - Julia is on again >>> Livestreaming on Sunday 10 November, 2013

Create a better world for women & girls – and everyone benefits.
Imagine. A world where women and girls stand equally with men and boys, and take up all of life's opportunities without fear, harm, discrimination or disadvantage.
ABOUT THE VICTORIAN WOMEN'S TRUST:
We
 invest in women & girls for positive social change; research issues which affect their liveswork in key arenas ranging from violence prevention to environmental sustainabilitycreate opportunities that spark ideas, engagement & debateadvocate for reforms that improve conditions for women & girls; and make sure the public record better reflects their contribution and impact. 
Find out more about us here. 

                                                                                                                           


'Credit where Credit is Due' - Julia Gillard Event 10th November sold out!
Special livestreaming of the event!
As you may be aware, tickets to The Victorian Women's Trust forthcoming event on the 10 November at The Melbourne Town Hall - featuring a keynote address from former Prime Minister Julia Gillard - sold out in a matter of hours. As such, we will now be livestreaming the event so that people everywhere can gather and not miss out on this important address.
You can watch the event happening live via Livestream Australiahttp://www.livestreamaustralia.com.au/creditjulia/

Retired independent federal MP, the Hon Tony Windsor will also speak. MC for the event is Mary Crooks AO (author of 'Credit Where Credit is Due'), as well as a special performance of the 'Women's Anthem' with a 250-strong women's choir led by Kavisha Mazzella. 

The event is scheduled for Sunday afternoon 10 November 2013 at the Melbourne Town Hall, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Entry by ticket only. Doors will open from 1:30pm onwards.

Due to popular demand, we can announce a special Sydney Screening of the Melbourne event to be held as Sydney's Seymour Performing Arts Centre, live as it happens. A great opportunity for people to come together and experience this special event. Find out more and book tickets here.

Credit where credit is due
On Friday 5th July 2013, the Victorian Women's Trust took out advertisements in four mainstream newspapers - Fairfax's The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, News Limited's The Herald Sun and the Australian.
Written by Executive Director Mary Crooks AO on behalf of the Board and staff of the VWT, the advertisement
entitled Credit where credit is due, paid tribute to the effective leadership of former Prime Minister Julia Gillard
and  her minority government, despite a hostile political environment and discourse.
We have been overwhelmed by the response including donations from across the country, which enabled us to place the advertisement in Italian, Greek and Chinese newspapers.
Click on image above or smaller File here
Italian translation (published in Il Globo & La Fammia)
Greek translation (published in Neos Kosmos)
Chinese translation (published in the Singtao Daily)
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