Blog: community

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A-Z: Inclusivity in Practice
19 January 2016

2015 was a busy year for our dedicated Youth Engagement Officers.  As well as running a bustling Youth Centre, managing the award-winning Computer Clubhouse and working one-on-one with young people, our quietly achieving staff established a new group. A-Z is a group for gender and sexuality diverse young people, providing a safe and non-judgemental space […]

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Meet a member: Rosie Hunt-Walshe
30 October 2015

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. Today, meet Rosie Hunt-Walshe.  […]

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Staff Snapshot: Carla Scalia
14 October 2015

At YWCA Canberra, we’re really proud of the vibrancy and diversity of our staff team. We’ll be bringing you regular Staff Snapshots so you can meet our team and find out a bit more about the people behind our programs and services. Today, meet Carla Scalia a Trainer  & Assessor who works in our Registered […]

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Staff Snapshot: Mary Kirkman
17 September 2015

At YWCA Canberra, we’re really proud of the vibrancy and diversity of our staff team. We’ll be bringing you regular Staff Snapshots so you can meet our team and find out a bit more about the people behind our programs and services. Today, meet Mary Kirkman Human Resources Officer. Can you tell us a bit […]

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AV studio gives future filmmakers and musicians a head start at the Clubhouse
3 August 2015

It’s hard to believe the YWCA Computer Clubhouse has been open for less than a year – arriving for the launch of our audio-visual production studio on Thursday 30 July, there were so many members in the space, busy working on their projects, that the room was crowded and full of energy! The YWCA Computer […]

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Meet a Member: Abby Thevarajah
15 June 2015

This article is part of our member profile series. Our members tell us that one of the things they really 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. Today, meet Abby […]

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Meet a Member – Asha Clementi
24 April 2015

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

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Respect Champion – Darlene Cox
20 April 2015

As part of YWCA Canberra’s Respect NOW campaign, over the coming weeks we’ll unveil our passionate Respect Champions. These wonderful women are helping us further our advocacy efforts, calling on the ACT Government to prioritise funding for primary prevention and early intervention programs, to end violence against women. To support the Respect NOW campaign, please […]

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Frugal Feast wrap up

A phenomenal response to The Frugal Feast
23 December 2014

The past several weeks have been amazing – we can not believe the response we’ve had to our Frugal Feast fundraising appeal, and to be honest, we’re still reeling from it! When we were developing the campaign for The Frugal Feast, we were really thinking about what it must be like to weather the festive […]

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2014: a year to remember
17 December 2014

I would like to thank and acknowledge the enthusiasm, support and dedication of my colleagues, and the work of our 300 staff. Our organisation is not only a significant employer in the Territory, but also a contributor to the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of our community. Our 2013-2014 Annual Report highlights the many achievements […]

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