Blog: Community

Meet a Candidate: Elizabeth Lee
14 September 2016

With the ACT election looming,  we are meeting the women candidates standing for election for the ACT Legislative Assembly, to learn a bit more about them and their priorities for the community. This week meet Elizabeth Lee, Liberal Candidate for Kurrajong. Tell us a bit about yourself I am a law lecturer at ANU and UC, having […]

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Meet a Candidate: Tara Cheyne
7 September 2016

With the ACT election looming,  we are meeting the women candidates standing for election for the ACT Legislative Assembly, to learn a bit more about them and their priorities for the community. This week, meet Tara Cheyne, Labor Candidate for Ginninderra.  Tell us a bit about yourself? I grew up in Queensland. I had lived in […]

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Meet a Candidate – Nicole Lawder
31 August 2016

With the ACT election looming,  we are meeting the women candidates standing for election for the ACT Legislative Assembly, to learn a bit more about them and their priorities for the community. This week meet Nicole Lawder MLA, Member for Brindabella. Tell us a bit about yourself? I have lived in various suburbs of Tuggeranong ever since […]

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Meet a Candidate: Suzanne Orr
24 August 2016

With the ACT election looming,  we are meeting the women candidates standing for election for the ACT Legislative Assembly, to learn a bit more about them and their priorities for the community. This week meet Suzanne Orr, Labor Candidate for Yerrabi.  Tell us a bit about yourself? I am an urban planner, and I’ve previously worked […]

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Meet a Candidate: Caroline Le Couteur
16 August 2016

With the ACT election looming,  we are meeting the women candidates standing for election for the ACT Legislative Assembly, to learn a bit more about them and their priorities for the community. This week, meet Caroline Le Couteur, Greens Candidate for Murrumbidgee. Tell us a bit about yourself? I came to Canberra as a four-year-old. My […]

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The YWCA Clubhouse connects young women to robotics!
12 August 2016

(Originally published on the YWCA Clubhouse blog.) This term, the Tech Time Workshops have provided a great opportunity for eight young women to participate in an introductory course in robotics, using Lego Mindstorms EV3. The Workshops were made possible through an ACT National Science Week Seed Grant. Over six sessions, participants were split into two teams, and […]

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Meet a Candidate: Brooke Curtin
10 August 2016

With the ACT election looming,  we are meeting the women candidates standing for election for the ACT Legislative Assembly, to learn a bit more about them and their priorities for the community. This week meet Brooke Curtin, Liberal Candidate for Kurrajong.  Tell us a bit about yourself. I grew up in an Air Force family near […]

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Dr Do Little, Dance Lessons and Disaster Chef in the July School holidays
3 August 2016

The July school holidays were packed with exciting opportunities for children who attended our four programs at Majura, Turner, Kingsford Smith and St. Benedict’s Primary Schools. During the first week, children watched as tiny eggs arrived in an incubator, slowly hatched, and little chicks began exploring their new environment, as part of a hatching program. The children learned about […]

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Meet a Candidate: Leigh Watson
3 August 2016

With the ACT election looming,  we are meeting the women candidates standing for election for the ACT Legislative Assembly, to learn a bit more about them and their priorities for the community. This week, meet Leigh Watson, Independent Candidate for Ginninderra.  Tell us a bit about yourself  I am married with two teenage children and have lived […]

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Meet a Member – Alyssa Shaw
28 July 2016

This article is part of our member profile series. Our members tell us that one of the things they love about being part of our community is getting to know like-minded women. So, each month, we’ll feature an interview with a member, so you can get to know each other a little better. This month, meet Alyssa Shaw. […]

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