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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.

A Webinar on Family Violence: What constitutes family violence and what does the law say?

We hosted the first of our webinars on family violence, in partnership with the Women's Legal Service and their Principal Solicitor, Elise Whitmore on November 25, 2021. You can find a recording of the webinar here.

Image with the details of the webinar - What constitutes family violence and what does the law say?

Vaccines and Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, Children and Youth: A Webinar

After our popular webinar on vaccine hesitancy, we invited Public Health Physician Dr Shannon Melody back to talk to us about the issues that Tasmanians are asking about.

Here you can find a recording of the webinar, we held on September 28, 2021, discussing vaccines, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and children and youth.

Image of pregnant women with face mask on and heart shaped band aid where she has had her vaccination along with details of the webinar.

Helping Tasmania deal with vaccine hesitancy

We can do it! Helping Tasmania deal with vaccine hesitancy

How community sector workers and allied health professionals can help.

The conversation was a live Q & A with Infectious Diseases Physician Dr Katie Flanagan, and Public Health Physician Dr Shannon Melody.   Participants asked COVID-or Vaccine-related questions.

Image of Rosie the Riverter getting her vaccine and all the details of the webinar event

HerVote is OurVote: Women candidates for the State Election.

Women's Health Tasmania's held a Candidates Forum for the 2021 State Election on April 27. It was a chance for women to put their questions about policy issues affecting women to candidates from the 3 major political parties.

Sarah Courtney (Liberal Party), Cassy O'Connor (Greens) and Rebecca White (Labor Party) formed the panel and responded to questions sent in by you, the audience.

Image with the details of the forum

Please Stand Here: Tasmanian Women Talk About Pandemics, Public Health and People

We celebrated International Women’s Day with a free online panel discussion on Wed 10th March.  That week was exactly one year since we started to hear, ‘Stand here.’ ‘Stay home’…for all our sakes’.

Woman stands in a powerful pose, wearing a superhero outfit.

Community Achievement Award Nomination!

We’re a bit chuffed.

Women’s Health Tasmania has been nominated for a Community Achievement Award, and we’ve made it to the Semi-Finals. We’ve been nominated for the Physical Activity Award, a section of the Community Achievement Awards.

These awards encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities and business make around Tasmania.

Community Achievement Awards logo

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Due to taking preventative measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 the Women's Health Tasmania centre is closed, but our phone lines, phone counselling service and the Women’s Health Information line remain open.  Please call: 6231 3212 or for Women's Health Info Line call 1800 675 028.

 

To do your bit to keep yourself and our community safe please:

Covid-19 Information

Forum for Health Professionals - Religious Discrimination Bill

****The forum has been cancelled. Health professionals are working on the COVID-19 response currently.  We will advertise again when this event is rescheduled****

 

A forum to assist doctors and other medical and health practitioners to hear from and discuss with a range of experts the practical ramifications of the proposed 'Religious Discrimination Bill'.

WHT Big Rosie Day

The event was a fabulous success with more than 220 Rosies counted, a new Pan Pacific Record for the greatest number of women in one place dressed as Rosie the Riveter. And we have had official confirmation, New Zealand did indeed weep at news of our record.

Nellie and Maggie

30 Years of Women's Health Tasmania

October 2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of Women's Health Tasmania.  

To commemorate this, we are launching a campaign to raise money to provide information and activities to women who are particularly at risk of having poor health.