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News and Events

Women's Health Tasmania hold events throughout the year to inform, entertain and celebrate women. Upcoming events are listed below, advertised in our Newsletter, and on our Facebook page.

Clear the Stage! For International Women's Day 2023: A Webinar

Listen to our ‘Clear the Stage’ webinar to mark International Women’s Day for 2023.

This year, we’ve invited three incredible young women from lutruwita/Tasmania to set the agenda and talk about what’s important to them in their lives, work, and activism. This is a chance to celebrate the achievements of young women in our state and to hear their ideas and visions for the future.

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Have you got a Clue?

With your help we plan to create a workshop on menopause. 

We want to get to the bottom of this mystery, so we would love to hear your ideas about menopause – experiences so far, the good, the challenging and most importantly the untold story, your story!

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New Pregnancy Choices website

We're very proud to tell you about our new website - Pregnancy Choices Tasmania https://www.pregnancychoicestas.org.au

The home page of the new website

Ask Fanny: A Webinar About Pelvic Floors

This webinar was hosted by Women's Health Tasmania on October 10, 2022. It explores everything related to pelvic floor, and will interest community and health sector workers, as well as anyone with a pelvic floor (you!). You can find a recording of the webinar here.  

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New training opportunity!

Pregnancy Options and Reproductive Coercion training

Women's Health Tasmania is partnering with Queensland's innovative Children By Choice to present a unique training opportunity for Tasmanian workers.

The training presents evidence-based strategies for people who provide counselling, support or health care to people who are pregnant.

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Listening to Women Migrants: A Webinar

In this webinar we explore the reasons why maternal health outcomes for women from migrant and refugee backgrounds are worse than those of other women in Australia, and what can be done to change this.  You can find a recording of the webinar here. 

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Protest. We might be seeing the end of it

Why are we opposed to the Police Offences Amendment (Workplace Protection) Bill 2022

WHT’s Board is very concerned about the potential impact the proposed changes to the Police Offences Act is going to have on civil society protests.

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New report on women on temporary visas

Women on temporary visas and with the services that work with them tell us that women who come to Australia as ‘temporary’ migrants are very vulnerable to poor health outcomes.

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Non-Fatal Strangulation and Reproductive Coercion Webinar

This is the second of our webinars on family violence, in partnership with the Women's Legal Service, and was held on April 12, 2022. You can find a recording of the webinar here.

What are 'non-fatal strangulation' and 'reproductive coercion'? What new health-related offences in family violence are proposed?

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