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Women’s House is turning 40

In 1975 Queensland women came together to start the second women’s shelter in Australia – Women’s House. For four decades these and many more women fought to keep this space open for women surviving domestic and sexual violence. In November 2015 Women’s House will be celebrating the herstory of this place and the women that […]

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Thelma Plum

Thelma Plum, (daughter of Women’s House :)) is playing at the Old Museum, in Brisbane, on the 13th of July 2013 Tickets are only $12 online

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Violence Against Women: An inconvenient reality

Queensland Conference 7-9 August 2012 “One in three Australian women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15. Almost one in five have experienced sexual violence. It’s time for that to change” (National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children). The Australian Government recently released the first ever National Plan to Reduce […]

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An Evening of Solidarity with the Women of East Timor August 6 2012

Maria ‘Mery’ Barreto, the Executive Director of Fokupers – an NGO working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Timor Leste is coming to Brisbane! Mery will be attending the Violence Against Women Conference, but won’t be speaking. This is an opportunity to come and hear her speak about her work and the issues […]

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