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Office for Women (1977 - )

From
1977
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupations
Government department
Alternative Names
  • Office of the Status of Women (previous name, 1977 - 2000?)
Website
http://www.ofw.facsia.gov.au
Location
Australian Government Office for Women Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs PO Box 7576 Canberra Business Centre ACT 2610

Summary

The Office for Women (previously the Office of the Status of Women) works to mainstream women's issues in Australian society and internationally. Its work with governments, the women's sector, and the broader community is focused on three priority areas:

  • Reducing violence against women
  • Women's equal place in society
  • Economic Independence.

Related entries

Timeline

 1974 - 1977 Office of Women's Affairs
       1977 - Office for Women

Employee

Related Women

Archival resources

Jessie Street National Women's Library

  • Australian Council for Women - ACW - Collection - NJSN_AC-005, 1992 - 1996, NJSN_AC-005; Australian Council for Women (1993 - 1995); Jessie Street National Women's Library. Details

National Archives of Australia, National Office

  • File registration and movement cards (Relating to the Office of the Status of Women), 4 Jan 1978 - 7 Aug 1985, Series A9547; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Subject Index cards, alphabetical series (Relating to the Office of the Status of Women), 1 Jan 1983 - 31 Dec 1985, A9549; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details

Clare Land

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