19th November 2023 9.30 am
Sunday, 19 November 2023 at Mt Martha House
Speaker to be advised
17th September 2023 9.30 am
Sunday, 17 September 2023 at Mt Martha House
Speaker to be advised. AGM
16th July 2023
Sunday, 16 July 2023 at Mt Martha House
Our NAIDOC week speaker will be advised.
21st May 2023 9.30 am
Sunday, 21 May 2023 at Mt Martha House
Speaker to be advised
March 19th International Women's Day, Book Launch and Lunch
Sunday, 19 March 2023 at Mt Martha House
Speaker Jean Ker-Walsh, then the launch at 12 noon of "When Women Meet", a book currently being finalised which brings the history SWAN up to date and reflects on the impact of SWAN over more than 26 years, followed by lunch to celebrate this important occasion.
20 November 2022
Sunday, 20 November 2022 at Mt Martha House
Exploring Issues in the Aged Care Sector.
18 September 2022 AGM
Sunday, 18 September 2022 at Mt Martha House
Dr Diana Johns will address this meeting on "The criminalisation of children (how it happens and why it needs to stop)".
17 July 2022 NAIDOC week
Sunday, 17 July 2022 at Zoom Link has been sent to members with emails. Please contact email@example.com if you need the link and do not have it.
Stephanie Ross from the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria will address SWAN on negotiations for a Treaty or Treaties which are expected to be implemented in 2023 and other initiatives of this Assembly.
Sunday, 15 May 2022 at Mt Martha House
Speakers from Bayside Refugee Advocacy and Support Association
SWAN Meeting March 2022
Sunday, 20 March 2022 at Mt Martha House
International Women's Day and 25th Birthday celebration
14th November 2021
Sunday, 14 November 2021 at Mt Eliza Community Hall, 90 - 100 Canadian Bay Rd, Mt Eliza unless Covid restrictions change
Speaker Fiona York, from Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG)
SWAN Meeting September 2021 AGM
Sunday, 19 September 2021 at Zoom
Speaker Coralie Alison, Director of Collective Shout
SWAN Meeting July 2021 NAIDOC WEEK
Sunday, 11 July 2021 at Mt Eliza Community Hall Covid restrictions permitting
Speaker Aunty Helen Belle Bnads
14 March 2021 IWD
Sunday, 14 March 2021 at Zoom
International Women's DayOur speaker/s will be Pia Cerveri and Jodi Peskett Pia Cerveri is a social worker who has worked in Australia and the United Kingdom and specialised in working with children and their families, youth justice and with women in the Victorian prison system. Pia is a longtime Australian Services Union member and is committed to achieving gender equity via many means, including through the collective power of the union movement. Pia was, until recently, the co-lead of the Women’s and Equality team at Victorian Trades Hall Council.
8th November 2020
Sunday, 8 November 2020 at Zoom
Teela Reid will be our speaker for the postponed NAIDOC week meeting. This meeting will be on 8th November as Teela is not available on 15th and the committee felt it was worth moving the meeting for this opportunity.Teela Reid is a proud Wiradjuri and Wailwan woman, a former teacher now criminal defence lawyer and most recently an award-winning junior fiction writer. Teela is a passionate advocate for enshrining a First Nations Voice to Parliament in the Constitution and a Makarrata commission to enable Treaty and Truth-telling. She was a working group leader on section 51 (xxvi), the Race Power, in the constitutional dialogue process that underpinned the Uluru Statement From The Heart; an invitation issued to the Australian people on 26th May 2017. Teela also appeared on ABC programs The Drum, 7.30 and Q&A, and has an active presence on Twitter (@teelareid) and is the co-creator of the Instagram page blackfulla_bookclub, a platform that honours First Nations Ancestors as the original storytellers.
20th September 2020 AGM
Sunday, 20 September 2020 at Zoom
This meeting will be via Zoom. Start at 10 am. After the AGM and notices, we will have a couple of short addresses from members and then a chance to share news.
5th July 2020 - Cancelled
Sunday, 5 July 2020 at Mt Martha House, 466 Esplanade, Mt Martha
We had hoped to have Teela Reid as our speaker but NAIDOC week has been postponed and Covid-19 restrictions mean that the meeting must be cancelled. We are hopefull Teela may be able to speak to our November meeting if this can go ahead.
17th May 2020
Sunday, 17 May 2020 at Mt Martha House, 466 Esplanade, Mt Martha
Meeting Cancelled due to Covid-19
8th March 2020 IWD
Sunday, 8 March 2020 at Mt Martha House, 466 Esplanade, Mt Martha
Commencing 9.30am with International Women’s Day special guest speaker, Shen Narayanasamy. Celebrations extended to 3 pm for those who would like to stay.
17th November 2019 Meeting
Sunday, 17 November 2019 at Mt Martha House, 466 Esplanade, Mt Martha
Guest Speaker Pamela Curr,
15th September 2019 Meeting
Sunday, 15 September 2019 at Mt Martha House Community Centre, 466 Esplanade, Mt Martha
Leonie Morgan AM wants to see more women in our Parliaments and in local government councils. Much of her work within Australia, in the Pacific and Asia over the past twenty five years has focussed on women political candidates, MPs and Councillors. This work was acknowledged in 2017 when Leonie was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant services to women, in particular equitable political representation.
July 14th 2019 Meeting
Sunday, 14 July 2019 at Mt Martha House Community Centre, 466 Esplanade, Mt Martha
Our guest speaker for NAIDOC week will be Irene Fisher with support from Deb Mellett, Acting Senior Social Planner, Aboriginal Culture and Community Development for Mornington Peninsula Shire.
May 19th 2019 Meeting
Sunday, 19 May 2019 at Mt Martha House 466 The Esplanade Mt Martha. Main Hall
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE
10th March 2019
Sunday, 10 March 2019 at Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Chamber. Corner of Queen and Vancouver streets. Mornington
Please join us in celebrating International Women's Day 2019. Our guest speaker will be Nyadol Nyuon.