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Mar 8 Global Video Conference JOIN A LANDMARK EVENT TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN! "A WORLD FREE OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN" United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), in collaboration with other UN agencies, will host "A World Free of Violence Against Women," a global multimedia event to end violence against women. Live, two-way video will link human rights activists in India, Kenya and Mexico with UN decision-makers, government representatives, academics, and media representatives. Together, they will discuss critical policy directions, steps that must be taken, and successful actions in eradicating violence against women. Contact F. Elbers | Web

Mar 9 Canberra ACT Pamela Denoon Lecture - Marilyn Lake 'A Republic for Women?' 8pm, Coombs Lecture Theatre, Australian National University. Entry free, supper after. Marilyn has been a critic of the masculine dynamics of republicanism and will provide a powerful vision of what a feminist republic would look like. Background

Mar 8 Ryde Women, Violence & the Law: Seminar Ryde Civic Centre. 9am 5.30pm Keynote Speaker: Prof. Regina Graycar, Commissioner, Law reform Commission. Opening Adress: Hon. Jeff Shaw, NSW Attorney General. Contact Susan Walmsley, Ryde Local Court Ph (02) 9809 3540 Fax (02) 9809 6654

Mar 8th Adelaide Seminar Monday 9am-4.30pm Open to all women union members Australian Serice Union 5-9 Rundle St Kent Town. Enquiries/Registration Michelle Hogan UTLC Ph: 08 8212 3155

Check the SA Women's Information Service online Calendar for more events.

Mar 6 Brisbane Come celebrate women's achievements and aspirations. Join us to examine how breakthroughs in technology, shifts in organisaitonal structures and lifestyle choices have given women greater flexibility in both work and family. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Sheryle Moon, Managing Parnter, Anderson Contracting OTHER PRESENTERS Marrochy Barambah, Turrbul Elder Vivian Schencker, SBS Television REGISTRATION You can register via our web site or phone (07) 3224 8077. FEES Tickets are $40 (or $35 for Students/Pensioners). Seating will be arranged in tables of ten. 12noon-2.30pm Hilton Hotel, Brisbane Ph (07) 3224 8077 Web

Qld Museum in Brisbane on Women and Heritage and which will take the place of their usual IWD event - a one off exhibition or public lecture. For those able to get to the venue (QM - Brisbane) these are the dates and topics: Wednesdays 1pm, lecture theatre (unless otherwise shown):

  • 27 Jan Dr Margaret Maynard on Fashionis Like Ice Cream: The 1950s in Austalia
  • 3 Feb Dr Judith McKay on Daphne Mayo - Sculptor and Benefactor
  • 10 Feb Dr Jennifer Harrison on Women in biographical dictionaries
  • 17 Feb Dr Kay Saunders on Iconography of Pauline Hanson
  • 24 Feb Gillian Ridsdale on Representing cultural cuifference: non-Western textiles
  • 3 Mar Fiona Gardiner on Including women in heritage places
  • 7 March (SUNDAY) 2 PM Margaret Anderson Curator of exhibition When Australia was a Woman: Images of a nation
  • 8 Mar 6 PM Auditorium of Cultural Centre Southbank - Margaret Wertheim (author - Pythogoras' Trousers) - on Space, Place and Spirit
  • 10 Mar Susan Addison on Valuing Edible History
  • 17 Mar Michael Marendy on Mrs Janet Walker - The 'Well known' costumier of Brisbane
  • 24 Mar Jane Lennon on Representign women in Qld Museums
  • 31 Mar Isobel Tarrargo on Women and Reconciliation
  • 9 Apr Janice Ivey-Anderson, aviator and historisn on Lores Bonney - Australia's pioneer aviator

From 20 February to 21 March the Museum is also showing a WA Travelling exhibition - When Australia was a Woman: Images of a Nation and on IWD there will be a book launch of Susan Addison and Judith McKay's book ' A Good Plain Cook: An Edible History of Queensland' - a book recalling the eating habits of Qlanders from C19 to 1945.Robin Trotter - Brisbane

Mar 5 Brisbane Come celebrate women's achievements and aspirations. Join us to examine how breakthroughs in technology, shifts in organisaitonal structures and lifestyle choices have given women greater flexibility in both work and family. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Sheryle Moon, Managing Parnter, Anderson Contracting OTHER PRESENTERS Marrochy Barambah, Turrbul Elder Vivian Schencker, SBS Television REGISTRATION You can register via our web site or phone (07) 3224 8077. FEES Tickets are $40 (or $35 for Students/Pensioners). Seating will be arranged in tables of ten. 12noon-2.30pm Hilton Hotel, Brisbane

Check the Queensland Office of Women's Affairs 1999 Online Calendar for more events

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Mar 8 Burnie 6.00pm - 8.00pm The Office of the Status of Women will be holding Drinks & Savouries in the Braddon Hall, Burnie Civic Centre, Wilmot Street, Burnie. Guest Speaker will be Dr. Margaret Scott, the well known author and gifted and entertaining speaker. Dr. Scott's speech "Silver Train Keeps Running" will cover the theme: new energy in the third age. Cost: $17. Prior purchase of tickets is essential. Tickets to be purchased at the Burnie Civic Centre - telephone 6431 5033. Information: Tess Tilbury - 6233 2208 or FREECALL 1800 001 377, Email

Mar 8 Launceston 10.00am - 11.30am The Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs will be holding a public meeting to hear Ms Hermine Partamian, a former refugee and prominent worker in refugee settlement give a talk on "The Long Journey of Success from Refugee to Re-settlement".Venue: Great Northern Hotel, 3 Earl Street, Launceston. Free! (with refreshments). Information: Naomi Orphin-Hill - 6220 5334.

Mar 7 Hobart 8:30pm The Baha'i Community for Advancement of Women invites friends to come along to the Collegiate Performing Arts Centre, 218 Macquarie Street, Hobart, to read and discuss the issue of the station of women in the Baha'i Writings. No cost! (and a scrumptious supper will be provided). Information: Mrs Afsar Khavari - 6228 0376.

Mar 5 North West The Public Trustee's Office will be holding a seminar titled "Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney - Essential Protection", addressing estate and trust issues which are specific to women. Time and venue not confirmed at time of printing. Information: Narelle Butt at the Public Trustee's Office - 6233 6874 or FREECALL 1800 068 784.

Mar 4 Launceston 10.00am - 11.30am The Public Trustee's Office will be holding a seminar titled "Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney - Essential Protection", addressing estate and trust issues which are specific to women. Time and venue not confirmed at time of printing. Information: Narelle Butt at the Public Trustee's Office - 6233 6874 or FREECALL 1800 068 784.

Mar 3 Hobart WEDNESDAY 10.00am - 11.30am The Public Trustee's Office will be holding a seminar titled "Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney - Essential Protection", addressing estate and trust issues which are specific to women. Venue: Conference Room, The Public Trustee, 3rd Level, 116 Murray Street, Hobart. Information: Narelle Butt at the Public Trustee's Office - 6233 6874 or FREECALL 1800 068 784.

Mar 4 Melbourne Women of Courage. IWD Lecture Series, Thur 7pm, Collingwood Town Hall, Hoddle St, Collingwood. Hosted by Gael Jennings (ABC Radio) Speakers: Mai Ho (Vietnamese community leader) Bev Greet (Positive Women) Monica Morgan (Yorta Yorta Women) Chris Momot (Free Heather Osland Campaign) plus a special performance by Somebody's Daughter Tickets: $15 or $10 concession Information and bookings: 9642 0422 or email A partnership event organised by the Victorian Women's Trust, YWCA Victoria, Absolutely Women's Health and IWDA

Mar 13 IWD Seminar from 11am to 6pm at the Women's Economic Development Organisation (WEDO) office, 18 Stirling Street, Perth. For details on all these events contact Sarah or Anne 9227 7367 or Email

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