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April 16 Sydney Jean Arnot Annual Memorial Luncheon, honouring women in their 90s. Speaker: Shirley Fitzgerald, Town Historian, Sydney City Council. Topic: The Women of Macquarie Street. Contact Joan Elliston Ph (02) 9958 6610

Mar 1 Liverpool - Aboriginal Traditional Story Telling & Bush Tucker Lunch, Liverpool Women's Health Centre, Contact Suzy (02) 9601 3555

Mar 5 Sydney 3rd Annual Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Women's IWD Luncheon "Valuing and Sharing our Wisdom" 12 noon-3 pm NSW Leagues Club, 165 Phillip St. Cost: $26 per head Details: 1800 817 227; Bookings essential Contact Lynn Pollack Tel/Fax (02) 9328 2060 Email: lpollack@sydpcug.org.au | Web

Mar 8 Stanthorpe Lunch Top Pub, $10. Speakers Chris Watt, Mary McLean, Enid Hamilton

Mar 8, Stanthorpe Dinner Girraween Country Inn. Around $20

Mar 9 Liverpool IWD lunch. Lurnea Neighbourhood Centre. Tue 11am-2pm. Speakers and entertainment. Free but bookings essential. Ph Rana 9608 4010 (b/h).

Mar 9 Parramatta Business & Professional Women Dinner Meeting, Speaker: Marilyn Wright Assistant Governor, Emu Plains Correctional Centre. 6.30pm. Bookings essential. Contact Faye Helou Ph 018 649 226

Mar 9 Sydney - Lunch at the YWCA Mothers, Daughters, Mentors & Friends: Valuing & Sharing Our Wisdom Contact Helen McDonald (02) 9285 6223 (for information) and Colleen (02) 9285 6211 (for registration)

Feb 26th Liverpool Women's Trivia Night and Dinner Liverpool Women's Resource Centre Fri Mt Pritchard Community Centre, 6pm. $20. Ph Amanda Ph: 02 9607 7536 Fax: 02 9608 4910 Email | Web

Mar 5 Brisbane "International Women's Day" Is the Future Female? 12:00noon - 2.30pm Venue: Hilton Hotel, Office of the Public Servcie is hosting a lunch to celebrate IWD 99. This is an opportunity to celebrate the role and commitment of women in the workforce and community. It is also an chance to look towards the new millennium and consider women’s contribution in the future. Women and men from both public and private enterprise are encouraged to attend. Tickets: $40 or $35 for Students/Pensioners Call 07 3224 4195 Contact Nicole Lander PH: 07 3224 4195 FX: 07 3224 4261. For more info and online bookings see the lunch website

Mar 5 Toowoomba International Women's Day - "Celebrating 70 Years of Achievement" - lunch with 2 speakers, Julie Michael who runs an essential oils business and Helen Carrell from EQYPP Enterprising Qlders and Young Primary Producers. Dr Bea Duffield from DPI, Brisbane will chair it. It starts at 12 noon and will go for 2 hours. It is free but we can only hold 80 people at the venue , which is the DPI conference centre, Tor St Toowoomba. RSVP to Tanya Needham Admin. Officer (Management Support) ph 07 46 1434 fax 07 46 881184 or Sandra Baxendell Rural Service Coordinator, South Region Department of Primary Industries PO Box 102 , Toowoomba Qld 4350 Ph 07 46 881296 Fax 07 46 881184

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

Mar 10 Adelaide International Women's Day Committee Lunch Adelaide Hilton Hotel Ballroom Cost $20 Bookings Essential Contact: Fliss Coleman phone: 8379 5104 For further info & meeting dates please contact the IWDC: Phone: 08 8231 6982 Email

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

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Mar 9 Hobart Tuesday 12.00 for 12.30pm The National Council of Women of Tasmania (NCWT) invites you to a celebratory luncheon to mark International Women's Day. Venue: The CWL Headquarters, 16 Criterion Street, Hobart. Guest Speaker will be Mrs Shirley McCarron, who will talk about plans for the Female Factory. Cost: $8. Information: Eileen Harrison - 6229 6436.

Mar 8 Devonport 7.30pm Come along and share a 'pot luck' evening meal (everyone bring a contribution) with entertainment. This will be a relaxing and fun evening, organIsed by the Devonport "Women of the World" group. Venue: Devonport Community House, 8 Morris Avenue, Devonport. No cost. Information: Dianne Curran - 6424 3039 or 0418 501 108.

Mar 8 Launceston 12.00 noon - 2.00pm The Office of the Status of Women will be holding a luncheon in the Great Hall at the Albert Hall Convention Centre, Cnr Cimitiere & Tamar Streets, Launceston. Guest speaker will be Dr Margaret Scott, the well known author and gifted and entertaining public speaker. Dr. Scott's speech "Silver Train Keeps Running" will cover the theme: new energy in the third age. Cost: $20. Prior purchase of tickets essential. Tickets to be purchased at Fortunes Booking Office, 68 Charles Street, Launceston. Phone 6334 3033. Information: Tess Tilbury - 6233 2208 or FREECALL 1800 001 377, Email

Mar 8 Hobart (Bridgewater) 12.00 noon - 2.00pm The Bridgewater Community Health Centre will be holding a luncheon at the Centre, 27 Greenpoint Road, Bridgewater. All are welcome. As this is the International Year of Older Persons, you are encouraged to bring along an older member of your family, or an older friend. There will also be displays of health promotion material on such issues as mid-life problems, osteoporosis, and staying fit as an older person. The luncheon is free. Information: Michele Swallow or Beth Hart - 6263 5144.

Mar 9 Melbourne Amnesty International Victorian Women's Group dinner. Tue 6.30pm, Ormond College Dining Hall. Women & imprisonment focus. Tickets/info ph 94247 7055

Mar 5 Perth Women in Leadership invite you to attend the 5th International Women's Day Luncheon Friday, 5th March at Perth Parmelia Hilton 12 noon to 2:30 pm Cost: $45.00 per head, Set menu including drinks. Guest speaker: ANNIMAC trend forecaster and futurist who works with business and government leaders to shift their thinking, understand what future may bring and gain new knowledge to manage their change. To obtain registration form please contact: Natalie Soldat, Edith Cowan University Ph: 08 9273 8549, Fax:08 9273 8660 n.soldat@cowan.edu.au

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