What’s on at the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre

Date: 05 March 2013
Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Venue: Victoria Room - Level 4
Address: 210 Lonsdale St
Melbourne, Victoria

05 March 2013

Women in Technology International (WITI) Talking Success

Please join the WITI Melbourne network for an inspiring event "Talking Success" for Women's International month. Talking success begins with defining success for each of us and then challenges and insights into achieving that success. Talking Success When women in business get clear about defining who they are, why they do what they do - and they have personal, meaningful reasons for achieving at a higher level - there is a positive and incremental impact on their balance and contentment. Our inspirational speaker Soozey Johnstone will introduce the event followed by roundtable discussions. The event will close with a networking opportunity. Soozey will share her 5 strategies for increased engagement in work and in life.   Speaker(s): Soozey Johnstone For complete details, please visit: http://www.witi.com/melbourne/meeting.php?id=2765 To register, click here: http://www.witi.com/regforms/chapter_meeting_registration_form.php?id=2765 Read more
Date: 21 February 2013
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: The Victoria Room - Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne,

21 February 2013

What’s the place of religion in sexuality education in public schools in Australia and Aotearoa/ New Zealand?

Family Planning Victoria - Sexual and Reproductive Health Seminar Series 2013 What’s the place of religion in sexuality education in public schools in Australia and Aotearoa/ New Zealand? Dr Mary Lou Rasmussen, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Monash University Mary Lou Rasmussen’s principal research is in the area of sexualities, gender and education. She is the author and co-author of a number of publications on sexuality, including Becoming subjects: Sexualities and secondary schooling. Also actively involved in research, Dr Rasmussen is a Partner Investigator on the research project titled, Affective beginnings: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in teacher education. Read more
Date: 15 November 2012
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Gallery, Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Address: 210 Lonsdale St
Melbourne , VIC

15 November 2012

TRA ffick Fundraising Exhibition

A t-shirt design exhibition and auction to celebrate creativity and raise awareness and support for women trafficked into human slavery. Read more
Date: 06 September 2012
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: Victoria Room, Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Address: 210 Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC

06 September 2012

Women & Money Seminars: Growing Your Money

Investment options (shares, property), the best and worst over twenty years, diversification, balancing risk and return, ethics and investment.  Independent and practical information for all women. Read more
Date: 05 September 2012
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: Victoria Room, Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Address: 210 Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC

05 September 2012

Women & Money Seminars: Your Superannuation & You

Understanding your super:  women and super, know your profile and take responsibility, super funds and contributions, start planning now for your super.  Independent and practical financial information for all women. Read more
Date: 04 September 2012
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: Victoria Room, Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Address: 210 Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC

04 September 2012

Women & Money Seminars: Managing Your Money

Know your situation, take control of your money, manage credit and debt, and set your financial goals.  Independent and practical financial information for all women. Read more
Date: 31 August 2012
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: Victoria Room, Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Address: 210 Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC

31 August 2012

Melbourne Writers Festival - In Conversation with Martha Nussbaum

The Queen Victoria Women's Centre's CEO Vivia Hickman hosts a light lunch with one of the world's foremost philosophers, Martha Nussbaum, professor of law and ethics at the University of Chicago.  Her latest books The New Religious Intolerance and Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities, examine political philosophy, social justice and moral psychology.  (90 mins).  This event is sold out. Read more
Date: 30 August 2012
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue: Athenaeum Theatre
Address: 188 Collins St
Melbourne, VIC

30 August 2012

Melbourne Writers Festival - QVWC Keynote Address: Speaking Australian with Germaine Greer

To define us is to negate us. Those who are trying to impose a standard English on all the varieties of Australian speech are not simply wasting their time; they are applying an inappropriate notion of standardisation that would crush the life out of the living language. Australians contribute to literary culture all over the English-speaking world. Are they bilingual? Are they secure enough to distinguish between - and enjoy - different kinds of Australian, or are they hamstrung by spurious notions of correctness? Read more
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