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

Date: 01 September 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne,

01 September 2016

Life’s Hilarious Chaos

Toni Jordan and Meg Rosoff (UK) in conversation about “life’s hilarious chaos”. What do you do when life keeps coming at you? Read more
Date: 01 September 2016 - 30 September 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne,

01 September 2016 - 30 September 2016

Duty Bound by Honour and Tradition - An exhibition by Julie Mielke

Women in India are bound by family ties, they adhere to old traditions and customs in order to bring honour to their family. They are vibrant and colourful and love to dress in the traditional sari Read more
Date: 24 August 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

24 August 2016

Let’s Talk about Money – Good Money Management Guide

Our cheat sheet for busy women to whip their finances into shape. We get it, it’s tough juggling work, family, bills, and a packed schedule, but flying blind without a plan is costing you money and jeopardising your financial future. At this final Let’s Talk About Money workshop we will cover:  
  • Mortgages – how to find the one that suits you, top tips for paying it off…fast
  • Debt management – got some debt that’s keeping you awake at night? What to pay off first, who to go to if you need help
  • Insurances – are you covered, what do you need?
  • Super, super, super – own it. A guide to making the most of one of your most important assets
  • Wills and Powers of Attorney – why you absolutely need them and what they need to contain if they’re going to protect your assets
  About the speakers: Nicole Heales, Rhiannon Robinson & Laura Vickers Nicole Heales, Financial Advisor – read about Nicole here Rhiannon Robinson, Financial Adviser, Finance Women Rhiannon Robinson founded Finance Women, a specialist financial planning service designed specifically for women. With qualifications in management, finance, psychology, education and over a decade experience as a qualified financial planner she recognized that traditional financial planning wasn’t meeting the needs of many women. Laura Vickers, Lawyer, Nest Legal Laura is the founder of Nest Legal, Australia’s first online after-hours law firm, which lets busy people organise their Wills from the comfort of their own home - after work and once the kids are in bed. In 2014, she won the LexisNexis Legal Innovation Index and in 2015 was shortlisted for the LIV Law Firm of the Year.   Find out more information and get tickets Read more
Date: 15 August 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria

15 August 2016

Linda Tirado : author of Hand to Mouth- Living in Bootstrap America and the piece that went viral This Is Why Poor People's Bad Decisions Make Perfect Sense

Queen Victoria Women’s Centre presents Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth- Living in Bootstrap America and the piece that went viral This Is Why Poor People's Bad Decisions Make Perfect Sense. Read more
Date: 04 August 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

04 August 2016

Let's Talk About Money - Facing Your Money Barriers

We all have beliefs and values associated with money – the subconscious programming we’ve learned from childhood and carried through into our adult lives. Are you worried you’ll never have enough? Does investing your money feel like a gamble? Do you squirrel away every cent? Retrain your financial brain to get the best out of your money. Join us for a different approach to financial education at this Let’s Talk About Money workshop where you’ll:  
  • Uncover your own money beliefs and start to recognise your internal money ‘chatter’
  • Learn how to challenge your negative beliefs and transform your confidence and sense of value around money and wealth
  • Discover how changing the way you think can expand your life and help create the financial success you are looking for
  About the speaker: Sabina Lawrence As a Wealth & Success Mindset Coach & Speaker, Sabina Lawrence delivers high-impact transformation that clears the inner blocks to wealth and success. She combines 20 years corporate Human Resources experience with professional qualifications in Energy Psychology, Kinesiology, Language & Behaviour Profiling and Emotional Freedom Technique and specialises in the mind/body/money connection. Find out more information and get tickets Read more
Date: 01 August 2016 - 26 August 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria

01 August 2016 - 26 August 2016

Let the Children Play

An exhibition of works on paper, canvas and wood produced by Sandra Tobias. Tobias has been a practising artist and art educator for over 30 years exhibiting in group and solo shows in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia. In Melbourne at Helen Gorie Gallery, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Latrobe University Gallery Bendigo and Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. Read more
Date: 14 July 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

14 July 2016

Let’s Talk about Money – Ethical Investing

Many of us practise our ethics through our purchases: buying free range eggs, choosing Fair Trade, buying Australian-made products. Increasingly, this is also reflected through our investments. There is a growing number of us wanting to know how we can get competitive financial returns, whilst supporting sustainable and socially responsible investments. Keen to learn more about ethical investing or want to deepen your knowledge? At this Let’s Talk About Money workshop you’ll discover:  
  • What ethical investing is all about
  • How to find out where your money is invested
  • The big question – how do the returns compare to ‘non-ethical’ funds?
  • How you can start to be more ethical about your investments
  • How do you find an ethical adviser
About the speaker: Simon O’Connor Simon is the CEO of Responsible Investment Association Australasia, the peak industry body for responsible and ethical investors across Australia and New Zealand. RIAA represents 165 members who manage over $1 trillion of assets globally - ranging from large super funds and asset managers to financial advisers and research houses. RIAA works to see more capital flowing into sustainable assets and enterprises, working with members to both increase the uptake and deepen the impact of responsible investment. Find out more information and get tickets  Read more
Date: 01 July 2016 - 29 July 2016
Time: 12:00 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria

01 July 2016 - 29 July 2016

House With No Roof

House With No Roof was created to convey the insidious nature of domestic violence, most of which happens within the privacy of the home. For some families who appear to live outwardly normal lives, this abuse can be perceived as a shameful secret and a code of silence prevails, Read more
Date: 14 June 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

14 June 2016

Let's Talk About Money – Money Mindset & Goals

  The end of financial year is approaching; a timely reminder to get your finances in shape. Consolidate your super, close dormant banks accounts, open up a trading account. Find out how to make this more than a to-do list, at the Let’s Talk about Money workshop where you will:
  • Get creative about setting your money goals and discover how to make plans that work
  • Take time to reflect on what is important to you in your life and how that can motivate you when it comes to money
  • Learn useful, easy and practical ways to help you stick to your money plan and reach your goals
  About the speaker: Scott Malcolm Scott has been in the financial services industry since 2000 and prior to starting Money Mechanics was senior financial planner for another national firm. Find out more information and get tickets Read more
Date: 09 June 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria

09 June 2016

Eye on the Stella Prize: Celebrating Australian women writers

Join the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre for a celebration of Australian women’s writing and the Stella Prize. Featuring 2016 Stella Prize winner Charlotte Wood (The Natural Way of Things), 2016 shortlistee Peggy Frew (Hope Farm) and 2016 longlistee Alice Robinson (Anchor Point) in conversation with writer and columnist Amy Gray. Read more
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