The Membership Forum took place on June 7 in Brisbane. The day began with a welcome from our Chair Maria Dimopoulos, followed by a panel on leadership with panelists Faiza El Higzi from QCOSS, Yasmin Khan from Eidfest Community Services, Rashmii Bell from 4EB, and Lisa Lewis from the Harmony Alliance Young Women’s Advisory Group. Our panellists provided great insights and shared their […]
On March 28 Harmony Votes: Active & Equal was launched in Melbourne. Harmony Votes is an initiative of Harmony Alliance, in partnership with the National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ Council, encouraging women from migrant and refugee backgrounds to be active citizens and to harness the power of their votes. Thank you to Adam Bandt MP, […]
On Monday 26 November 2018 the Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change celebrated its first anniversary in Sydney. This date also marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on the 25th November.
The Harmony Alliance was thrilled to bring together our wonderful members for our very first Membership Forum in June. The forum began with a speaker program in the morning, kicked-off by a panel on intersectionality. Participants heard about the different experiences and concerns of women from migrant and refugee backgrounds living with a disability, of […]
A coalition of Australian women and organisations championing gender equality have today joined together in an open letter calling upon the female Members of Parliament and Senators to oppose proposed changes to Social Services legislation that would see new permanent residents of Australia wait four years before being eligible to access many crucial welfare payments.
Maria Dimopoulos, chair of Harmony Alliance talks to Dina Gerolymou about the philosophy and goals of the newly-formed, national organisation.
Maria Dimopoulos, Chair of Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change, sets out the goals and strategy of the newly-launched organisation that aims to change the gender equality narrative in Australia