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Resources

As part of our commitment to promoting women’s health we’ll keep you up to date with Press releases, Submissions, reports and useful links to documents and websites.

Magazines

January 2024 Magazine - Summer is coming!
June 2023 Magazine - Make some noise!

In this edition we take a good hard listen to the ways that using your voice and speaking up can bring about positive, life affirming change!

January 2023 - Beating through the bushes

Our summer magazine, full of stories (and the science) of times women have trusted their instincts about their health and wellbeing. Great reading for the beach.

January 2022 - The mysterious mind/body connection
June 2021 - Taboo Special
December 2020 - Not a Special, but so special!

Reports and Articles

Termination of pregnancy: A good practice guide for Tasmanian care providers

This guide has been developed for busy health professionals and other staff involved in the provision of abortion care.

The Guide combines contemporary practice expertise with lived experience. It has a clear practice focus and is designed to support the development of high quality and consistent termination care practices in Tasmania.

Talking to people about safe access to terminations in Tasmania (summary report)

This ground breaking work led to Women's Health Tasmania's groundbreaking Termination of pregnancy: A good practice guide for health care workers. 

At Women’s Health Tasmania we create safe spaces where people can have conversations that change their lives, and their world.

A full copy of the report is available on application to Women's Health Tasmania info@womenshealthtas.org.au 

Released 2022.

 

Talking to Women on Temporary Visas

In late 2021, early 2022, we talked to women living in Tasmania on temporary visas about their experiences.

Talking to Women About Homelessness, Tasmania 2020 Report

In July – October 2020 Women's Health Tasmania spoke with Tasmanian women
about their experiences of homelessness.

Talking to LGBTIQ+ Women About Health, Tasmania 2020

This report gathers information from meetings with women from the LGBTIQ+ community across Tasmania in 2020.

Talking to Women in Rural and Remote Tasmania 2019

This report gathers information from meetings held in 2019 with women based in rural and remote areas of Tasmania.

Submissions

Feedback on the Tasmanian Housing Strategy Exposure Draft 2023
Response to the Long-Term Plan for Healthcare in Tasmania 2040

This is WHT's response to the exposure draft of the Tasmanian Government's Long-Term Plan for health care in this state.

Submission Inquiry Into Tasmanian Experiences of Gendered Bias in Health Care

The Joint Sessional Committee on Gender and Equality held in inquiry into Tasmanian experiences of gendered bias in health care. This was WHT's submission to that Inquiry.

Submission to the Australian Government Inquiry into Universal Access to Reproductive Healthcare
Submission to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care re Diagnostic Imaging
Response to the Draft Tasmanian Women's Strategy 2022-2027
Submission to Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2022
Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights Inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021
Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee about the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021
Women's Health Tasmania 2022/2023 Budget Priorities Statement

This submission is the outcome of collaborative work to get funds for a Family/Sexual Violence Policy Development and Sector Coordination role for the Tasmanian community services sector.

Response to consultation on the draft Bail Bill 2021

Women's Health Tasmania's response to consultation on  the draft Bail Bill 2021

Response to the Inquiry into Rural Health Services
Our Healthcare Future - Response to Consultation Paper - February 2021

Women's Health Tasmania's response to 'Our Healthcare Future' consultation paper, February 2021.  

Response to the TLRI Issues Paper No 31: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conversion Practices 2021

Women's Health Tasmania's response to the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute's Issues Paper No 31: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conversion Practices 2021.

Response to the Second Draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill January 2020.

Women's Health Tasmania's response to the Second Draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill, January 2020.