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Harmony Alliance First Anniversary Celebration

Harmony Alliance First Anniversary Celebration

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.

Membership Forum 2018

Membership Forum 2018

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.

Harmony Alliance and allies call on female MPs and Senators to support their migrant sisters

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.

Harmony Alliance in SBS Greek

Harmony Alliance in SBS Greek

Maria Dimopoulos, chair of Harmony Alliance talks to Dina Gerolymou about the philosophy and goals of the newly-formed, national organisation.

Harmony Alliance in Neos Kosmos

Harmony Alliance in Neos Kosmos

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

State Launches

State Launches

The Chair and the Secretariat of the Harmony Alliance have had a very busy and exciting month, travelling around Australia to meet stakeholders and prospective members. In Perth we had the opportunity to meet and discuss the Alliance with the Minister for Women’s Interests; Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services, the [...]
Membership Applications Now Open: Young Migrant and Refugee Women’s Advisory Group

Membership Applications Now Open: Young Migrant and Refugee Women’s Advisory Group

The Harmony Alliance Secretariat is now accepting applications to join the Young Migrant and Refugee Women’s Advisory group for May 2018 – May 2020. The Young Migrant and Refugee Women’s Advisory Group provides advice to the Alliance Council and, as appropriate, to Alliance Members on issues relevant to young migrant and refugee women. The Advisory [...]
Harmony Alliance Council and Governance Committee Parliamentary Visit

Harmony Alliance Council and Governance Committee Parliamentary Visit

In February, the Harmony Alliance Council and Governance Committee gathered in Canberra for a day of meetings with federal politicians, to raise awareness of the Alliance and discuss its aims over the upcoming year and beyond. Highlights included meeting with the new Minister for Women, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, the Shadow Minister for Women, [...]
The Harmony Alliance welcomes new Ministers

The Harmony Alliance welcomes new Ministers

The Harmony Alliance warmly welcomes the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP who was recently announced as the new Minister for Women, the Hon Dan Mehan MP as the new Minister for Social Services and the Hon Alan Tudge MP as the new Assistant Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs. The Alliance enjoys a positive working relationship [...]
Launch of Harmony Alliance

Launch of Harmony Alliance

On 11 October 2017, the Federal Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, launched the Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change at the Adelaide town hall. The launch coincided with the International Day of the Girl Child and was attended by about two hundred guests, including representatives of civil society, the multicultural [...]
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