Melbourne News

Julian Burnside QC, on the urgency of action for refugees

Monday 4 June 2018

Media and Communications Office

‘Walk in their footsteps’ was both the challenge and the invitation thrown down by Julian Burnside QC yesterday. 

Across Saturday and Sunday, St Brigid’s Mordialloc and St Louis de Montfort’s Aspendale held a photo exhibition at St Brigid’s, to raise awareness about the plight of refugees and asylum seekers. Combined with a large number of international award winning images, several of them Pulitzer prize winning shots, the schools’ own primary students contributed and displayed their own original art, expressing their view of the world’s present humanitarian crisis.

Migrant women aged-care workers lead gender equality in the workplace

Friday 1 June 2018

Mercy Health

Mercy Health is leading the sector in delivering workplace-based solutions to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women.

Mercy Health has partnered with the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) over the past 10 months to deliver Equality@Work, the first gender equality and primary prevention of violence program specific to migrant women in Australian workplaces. Funded by the Victorian Government under the Community Partnerships for Primary Prevention Program (CPPP), the program aims to engage and address the needs of migrant women aged care workers.