Criterion
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  | 

Significant Women


Monday, 11th September 2000 at 12:09 pm
Staff Reporter
A call for help in compiling a list of significant women in Australia has seen the Office of the Status of Women inundated with names! Cathy Cornish from the OSW in the Department of the…

Monday, 11th September 2000
at 12:09 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Significant Women
Monday, 11th September 2000 at 12:09 pm

A call for help in compiling a list of significant women in Australia has seen the Office of the Status of Women inundated with names!

Cathy Cornish from the OSW in the Department of the Prime Minister says the names of hundreds of women have been sent to them.

She says the OSW has been concerned in the past that many women of outstanding achievement do not receive the recognition they deserve, particularly where their work at the local level does not draw the attention that more high profile women attract.

The Office of the Status of Women is looking at ways it might be able to assist in raising the profile of these achievers who contribute to community building and the development of the Australian society.

The list being compiled includes women who have helped build communities, inspirational women, long serving women volunteers, women breaking the glass ceiling and women making significant contributions in their fields.

Cathy Cornish says she is particularly pleased with the number of indigenous women who have been nominated.

She says the OSW had little idea of the amount of wonderful things happening at local community level…and the names of significant women are still being received!

You can still e-mail your list of names of significant women with a brief description of each to the Leadership Section in the Office of the Status of Women by calling
(02) 6271 5790 or fax (02) 6271 5751 or e-mail: catharine.cornish@pmc.gov.au

Tell us about them too via e-mail to probono@probonoaustralia.com.au.




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au

Tags : Philanthropy,

 Print

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

New Brooms: How Younger Givers Are Changing Family Philanthropy

Fiona Higgins

Wednesday, 12th September 2018 at 11:11 am

Increasing Transparency of Australian Philanthropy

Luke Michael

Thursday, 6th September 2018 at 3:56 pm

US Philanthropy Leader Warns Against Spending On ‘Fad’ Issues

Maggie Coggan

Wednesday, 5th September 2018 at 5:08 pm

ASX50 Invests Over $800 million in Community Causes

Maggie Coggan

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 at 6:17 pm

POPULAR

$50 million Up For Grabs to Help NFPs Drive Change

Maggie Coggan

Monday, 17th September 2018 at 4:21 pm

Choice and Control At Risk For NDIS Participants

Luke Michael

Tuesday, 25th September 2018 at 8:54 am

Australia’s Most Innovative NFPs Highlighted

Luke Michael

Thursday, 13th September 2018 at 8:41 am

Philanthropic Leader Calls to Overhaul Economic System

Maggie Coggan

Thursday, 13th September 2018 at 8:52 am

Criterion
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get the social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!