SI Australia National Representative Kath Gribble
In the beginning of November, I attended a webinar run by the Office of Women on gender based violence. Minutes have been distributed to Region presidents.
I travelled to Victoria on 16th November for the Region meeting that was held at Mornington. I spoke on the SI Australia and IBM meeting to be held next May and on our projects. It was lovely to meet members from Victoria.
I stayed at Soroptimist House for most of the time I was in Victoria and would thoroughly recommend it. Very reasonably priced and close to transport.
While I was there I attended a meeting on Slavery in Australia and have distributed the summary to all.
It was a thrill to attend the Charter of a new Soroptimist Club at Wyndham and present the badges to all the new members (20).
I have been busy with my committee arranging speakers for the conference next year and it is nearly complete. The flyer with details is on the SISWP website, including accommodation and transport from the airport.
Application forms for National Rep elect have been circulated so please encourage applicants.
I have signed on behalf of SI Australia two letters:
1. Forced adoption in NSW
2. Gender inequality in people with disabilities.
Heather and I are working on the Agenda for the SI Australia conference in May 2019.