Local Events

The Barwon Month of Action calendar below lists local registered events. Below the calendar is a list of the events with more details. For more information about individual events please contact the organisers directly. Some events are open to the public and others are by invitation only.

 

We are the Future - SalvoConnect


Tuesday 24 October 2017 3:00pm

2A Settlement Road Belmont

Private event that is a partnership between SalvoConnect's Women's Services and VFA - Learning Child Care.

 

Barwon Month of Action Launch


Friday 27 October 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm

Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University, 75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds 

Cost: Free 

Event is open to the public

Click on the link to book your ticket: BMOA Launch

 

Beyond pink and blue: Challenging gender stereotyping from the early years


Tuesday 31 October 2017 6:00pm-7:30pm 

The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre 

Level 5, 51 Little Malop Street Geelong 

Cost: Free 

The event is open to the public. Booking essential visit the Geelong Library website at www.grlc.vic.gov.au/whats-on/

 

Stop Violence Against Women Dinner


Wednesday 1st November 2017 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Conference Centre, Rydges, Myers Street Geelong 

Cost: $35 

Zonta Club Geelong will be hosting the Stop Violence Against Women Dinner.

The event is open to the public, to book tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=322109&

 

Working Women Get Organised Conference


Saturday 11 November 2017 8:30am - 10:30pm 

Geelong Trades Hall, 127 Myers St, Geelong 

Geelong Women Unionists Network presents... Working Women Get Organised - A one-day conference on issues affecting all women.

Conference registration opens at 8.30am 

Conference sessions 9am to 4pm 

Equal Rights for Women rally 4pm to 6pm 

Conference Dinner at 6.30pm 

Cost: $20 Waged or $15 for unwaged/students

Includes dinner, morning & afternoon tea. Lunch available at a small cost. Child care available via booking only. 

Topics include:
Family Violence is Union Business
The Gig Economy and Precarious Work
Confidence Building - organisational skills
Grassroots activism
Featuring
Prominent union women as guest speakers 

For further information and to book tickets contact Geelong Trades Hall at (03) 5221 1712 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Equal Rights For Women Rally


Saturday 11 November 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm 

Leaving from Geelong Trades Hall, 127 Myers Street, Geelong 

Cost: Free 

Rally from Geelong Trades Hall to Market Square to highlight the issues of violence against women, unequal pay and inequality of women. Hosted by Geelong Trades Hall, Geelong Women Unionists Network and Reclaim the Night Women Geelong.

The event is open to the public 

Geelong Trades Hall Website

 

White Ribbon Day - Deakin University


Friday 24 November 2017 12:00pm 

Deakin University will be hosting a White Ribbon Day event at the Waurn Ponds campus. The event will include guest speakers and for participants to pledge their support for eliminating violence against women. 

Cost: Free

The event is open to the public. 

For further information contact:
Ryan Hsu
9246 8073
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Stand Up, Don’t Stand By!


Saturday 25 November 2017 9:00am

Various locations

Poster based campaign within local secondary schools to raise awareness on technology facilitated harassment.

Private event in partnership with Department of Education and Training, local schools and Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West.

 

White Ribbon Cricket Cup


Sunday 26 November 2017 12:30pm 

Spring Creek Reserve, Torquay 

Limited over White Ribbon themed cricket game involving representatives from all Surf Coast Cricket Clubs. Human White Ribbon and speeches during the innings break.

The free event is open to the public.

Cost: Free 

For further information contact:
Damian Waight
0427 500 392
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