Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) online public survey

Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) is undertaking an online public survey to identify:to identify:

  • What quality and safety in health care means to you
  • Areas for improvement in the quality and safety of health care services provided by ACT Health; and
  • Identify priorities for action for ACT Health

ACT Health (the state government department responsible for a range of publicly funded health services in the ACT) is in the process of developing their Quality and Safety Strategy which will focus on person centred, safe and effective care.

ACT Health have asked HCCA to collect information from consumers on what high  quality and safe care means to you. The information collected from this survey will be given to ACT Health to ensure that the views of the ACT community are included in planning health services for the future.

The link to the survey can be found here:

If you have any questions or queries, please email Sally Deacon at


Roads to Diverse Leadership Forum, 23 September 2017

Roads to Diverse Leadership’ Forum: a free event hosted by the Canberra Multicultural Women’s Forum in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre for Australia and  Canberra Multicultural Community Forum.

  • 23 September, 12:15 pm for a 12:45 start until 2:45pm
  • Yummy Yalla, Colbee Court, Phillip ACT
  • Special Guest: The Hon. Gai Brodtmann MP.
  • Food will be provided

As a multicultural woman, do you aspire to a career in politics? Do you believe pathways are different for multicultural women at present? Would having the right support network assist you in your quest?

Come to this inspirational presentation by multicultural leaders to learn the skills required for success. This is your chance to mark the beginning of your journey or build on the work you are already doing.

To register and for more information:


Free session to raise awareness about domestic and family violence

Integrated Cultures ACT Inc. and Integrated Women’s Network with the support of GOPIO Canberra Inc. present a session to raise awareness about domestic and family violence: what it is, where to seek help, who to turn to for services, how can you help as a community member

  • Date:     Sunday 10 September 2017
  • Time:     2-5 pm (registration from 1.45 pm)
  • Where:  Conference room 1, Gungahlin Library (corner of Hibberson and Gozzard streets, Gungahlin ACT 2912).
  • Please enter from the library door on the street opposite Bunnings.
  • Cost: free, open to all ( light refreshments served)

Presented and coordinated by Uieta Kaufusi, National Sector Engagement Manager, 1800RESPECT – National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service

For poster: 10 September 2017 workshop flyer To RSVP:


Soroptimist International of Canberra Inc Fundraising Dinner

This Fundraising Dinner is raising money to support girls’ schools in Kenya to provide safe water and sanitation to enable them to reach their full potential.

  • When: 23 September 2017, 6pm to 11pm
  • Location: CIT Restaurant, K Block, 37 Constitution Avenue, Reid, ACT.
  • Cost:  $85 or tables of ten $750

Includes two course dinner, raffles and entertainment. Parking available nearby. Dress: Semi-formal or traditional dress.

Tickets –prepaid only –no tickets at the door can be bought at

For poster: Kenya 3

Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to transform the lives of women and girls through a global network of members and international partnerships.For more information see