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WACOSS Conference 2018: Women’s Place Panel.

Thursday 3rd May / posted by Danae Gibson

#WomensPlace panel discussion facilitated and broadcast by RTRFM 92.1 from the WACOSS Conference 2018.

Building on the momentum created by campaigns such as #metoo, #timesup and #PressForProgress the panel discussed the gendered roadblocks in the way of women's contribution in the sector being acknowledged and celebrated.

Panelists:

• Louise Giolitto, Chief Executive Officer, Western Australian Council Of Social Service (WACOSS)

• Hon Simone McGurk MLA, Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

• Dr Hannah McGlade, Senior Indigenous Research Fellow, Curtin University

• Dr Alison Evans, Executive Officer, Women’s Community Health Network WA

• Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ, Professor of Economics, School of Economics and Finance, Curtin University

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