International Women’s Day Breakfast on Friday, 8 March 2019

Tickets are selling fast for the Equal Futures Project’s 9th annual International Women’s Day Breakfast on Friday, 8 March 2019.

Building on the success of previous events, we’ll once again feature a speaker who’s inspiring change – the theme for our breakfast this year. 

Jo Burston is founder and CEO of Job Capital, founder of the entrepreneurial movement Inspiring Rare Birds, an author and mentor. In 2018 she was named in the Australian Financial Review’s Women of Influence, named Optus Mybusiness Awards Businesswoman of the Year,  and Inspiring Rare Birds was recognised in Westpac’s Businesses of Tomorrow.

Tickets are now available. Individual tickets, corporate tables, and a limited number of VIP corporate tables which include marketing benefits, VIP seating and a donation to our charity partner, are also available.

All funds raised will go to the Hunter Women’s Centre, providing services to improve the health and wellbeing of women in the Hunter region.

Environmental Sustainability Grants – Lake Mac

Not-for-profit organisations, including P&C Associations are invited to apply for an Environmental Sustainability Grant.  Receive up to $3,000 to fund a project to improve our local environment and inspire environmentally sustainable behaviour in Lake Macquarie. More information here>

 

A NSW for Young People: Beyond 2019

This report, written by Youth Action, outlines each of the key actions the NSW Government needs to take across a range of issues that impact young people.

As detailed in the report Youth Action is calling on all parties to:

  • Reintroduce real representation of young people in government
  • Improve mental health outcomes for young people
  • Protect young people and care leavers in NSW to group up healthy, happily and safely
  • Enable all young people to have a safe and affordable place to call home
  • Create an education system that equips young people for their future
  • Achieve excellent and affordable post school pathways
  • Change the story on Youth unemployment
  • Make NSW a safe state for young people
  • Keep young people out of prison
  • Resource a joined-up NSW Youth Development sector to be accessible to all young people

READ THE REPORT>

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