Recent Press Releases

Making Diversity and Inclusion a Way of Life

Posted: March 29, 2019

The Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW on 26 March 2019 hosted a panel discussion event on mentoring diversity at King & Wood Mallesons with the Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan, … Read Full Story

Sexual harassment of women rife in Australian legal profession, survey finds

Posted: March 11, 2019

More than 70 per cent of female lawyers surveyed in NSW reported being sexually harassed, with many saying they were subject to unwelcome touching, objectification and repeated advances in the … Read Full Story

A CULTURAL CHANGE THAT WILL BENEFIT THE WHOLE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Posted: February 12, 2019

The Women Lawyer’s Association of NSW has released its priorities for 2019 directed to achieving equality in the profession. Despite the predominance of women entering the profession there continues to … Read Full Story

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Recent Articles

Sexual harassment of women rife in Australian legal profession, survey finds

Posted: March 11, 2019

More than 70 per cent of female lawyers surveyed in NSW reported being sexually harassed, with many saying they were subject to unwelcome touching, objectification and repeated advances in the … Read Full Story

WHY THE GENDER PAY GAP IS STILL AN ISSUE – AND HOW FLEX COULD FIX IT

Posted: April 12, 2017

The new government legislation will force employers to take action on the gender pay gap – and unlocking the job market to flexibility could be the solution, say Timewise CEOs … Read Full Story

The perfect analogy for juggling work-life balance

Posted: February 29, 2016

Lawyers often struggle to keep all the balls in the air when juggling work demands, family, health and hobbies – but remembering what is most essential to well-being can help, … Read Full Story

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Recent Speeches

2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards & Program Launched!

Posted: February 17, 2017

The 2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards & Program was officially launched at our Launch Cocktail Event on 16 February 2017, with guest speaker, Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission. WLANSW … Read Full Story

Corporate Lunch with Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency, sponsored by Bartier Perry, 12.30pm Thursday 6th October Sheraton on the Park

Posted: October 10, 2016

Thank you for having me today. I want to start today by talking about another woman preparing to give a speech. At 5 o’clock on the day of her speech … Read Full Story

Prof Rosalind Croucher AM, Leadership Lunch Series Newcastle 4th August 2016

Posted: August 17, 2016

WHAT’S THE SECRET? There isn’t one; or rather, there isn’t one. There are many elements and it’s certainly not magic. It’s really basic common sense, application, and lots of practice! … Read Full Story

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