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The Working Women’s Centres are member organisations of Security4Women (S4W).
The Queensland Working Women's Service, Working Women's Centre SA and the NT Working Women's Centre have made the following submissions in order to advocate for better working conditions for women:
Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Workplace Relations Framework
National Working Women's Centre submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the national workplace relations framework, March 2015
National Working Women's Centre submission to the Productivity Commission Draft Report into the national workplace relations framework, September 2015
Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review
National Working Women's Centre submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission National Review into pregnancy discrimination and return to work after parental leave, December 2013
Anti-Bullying Bench Book
National Working Women's Centre submission to the Fair Work Commission on the draft Anti-Bullying Benchbook, December 2013
Workplace Bullying Code of Practice
National Working Women's Centre submission to Safe Work Australia on the Model Work Health and Safety Code of Practice Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying, July 2013
Fair Work Act Amendment Bill
National Working Women's Centre submission on the Fair Work Act Amendment Bill, April 2013
Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012
Working Women's Centres submissions to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee regarding the inclusion of Domestic Violence as a new protected attribute, December 2012
- Northern Territory Working Women's Centre Submission - Domestic Violence as a Ground of Discrimination
- Working Women's Centre South Australia Submission - Domestic Violence as a Ground of Discrimination
- Queensland Working Women's Service Submission - Domestic Violence as a Ground of Discrimination
Workplace Bullying Inquiry
National Working Women's Centre submission to the House of Representatives Commitee Inquiry into Workplace Bullying, June 2012
Right to Request
National Working Women's Centre submission to Fair Work Australia General Manager’s report into the provisions of the National Employment Standards relating to flexible working arrangements and extensions of unpaid parental leave, April 2012
Better Work Life Balance
Submission to the Fair Work Act Amendment Bill on achieving a better work/life balance, March 2012
Fair Work Act Review
Submission to the review of the Fair Work Act, February 2012, to the Department of Employment Education and Workplace Relations.
ACTU Insecure Work Inquiry
National Working Women's Centre submission to the Insecure Work Inquiry, January 2012, to the ACTU.
Workplace Bullying Code of Practice
Submission in response to the Draft Code of Practice on Workplace Bullying, December 2011, to Safework Australia.
Feminist Service Provision and Governance - The Perspective of Australian Working Women's Centres.
A paper presented at the 4th International Our Work Our Lives Conference, September 2011, Dili, Timor-Leste.
Family Violence Submission
Submission on Family Violence, April 2011, to the Australian Law Reform Commission.
Fair Work Bill 2008 Inquiry Submission
Submission to Fair Work Bill 2008 Inquiry, January 2009, to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee.
Paid Parental Leave Submission
Support for Parents with Newborn Children, Submission in Response to the Productivity Commission Draft Inquiry Report, November 2008, to the Productivity Commission.
National Employment Standards Exposure Draft Submission
National Working Women's Centre National Employment Standards Exposure Draft Submission, April 2008, to the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.
Inquiry into Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave
Inquiry into Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave Productivity Commission Issues Paper, May 2008, to the Productivity Commission.
Effectiveness of the Sex Discrimination Act
Senate Inquiry into the Effectiveness of the Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Act, August 2008, to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.
Increasing Indigenous Economic Opportunity Submission
National Working Women's Centre Increasing Indigenous Economic Opportunity, The Future of the CDEP and Indigenous Employment Programs, June 2008, to the Australian Government.
Pay Equity Submission
Pay Equity and Associated Issues Related to Increasing Female Participation in the Workforce, September 2008, to The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment and Workplace Relations.