• Welcome to the Australian Women’s Health Network

    A health promotion advocacy organisation that provides a national voice on women’s health, based on informed consultation with members.

    About us
  • If you or someone you know is experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence, for immediate help 24/7, contact:

    1800RESPECT National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service 1800 737 732

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  • WOMEN’S HEALTH HUB

    A national, central point to access information on women’s health issues, including policy, research and good practice.

    #womenshealthhub

    LAUNCH by Federal Health Minister the Hon. Sussan Ley 11 JUNE 2015

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  • DONATE TO AWHN

    Donating to AWHN is fully tax deductible and allows us to continue to advocate and respond to public policy when it impacts on women’s health and well-being.

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  • AWHN PUBLICATIONS

    AWHN is a national leader in developing, advancing, supporting, reviewing, critiquing and responding to public policy and its implementation – as it impacts on women’s health and well-being. This website contains all recent AWHN publications for quick and easy reference.

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  • PRIORITIES

    Through the application of a social view of health, AWHN provides a woman-centred analysis of all models of health and medical care and research. We believe that women’s health is a key social and political issue and must be allocated adequate resources to make a real difference.

About Us

A few words about the Australian Women’s Health Network

The Australian Women’s Health Network is a health promotion advocacy organisation that provides a national voice on women’s health,
based on informed consultation with members.

Through the application of a social view of health, it provides a woman-centred analysis of all models of health and medical care and research.

It maintains that women’s health is a key social and political issue and must be allocated adequate resources to make a real difference.

Our Vision

Health and well-being for all women.

OUR MISSION

AWHN stands up to advance women’s health and well-being. With our partners, we bring our expertise to influence policy and reform.

OUR VALUES

AWHN stands up to advance women’s health and well-being. With our partners, we bring our expertise to influence policy and reform.

In addition to our principles of feminism and the social view of health our values are:

ACCOUNTABILITY
Accepting responsibility for decisions and actions


TRANSPARENCY
Building trust by openness in all our dealings

INTEGRITY
Earning and sustaining public trust


RESPECT
Treating others fairly and objectively

Guiding Documents

Through the application of a social view of health, AWHN provides a woman-centred analysis of all models of health and medical care and research.

Our work has been guided and influenced by several reports and recommendations. See all

 
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Publications

AWHN is a national leader in developing, advancing, supporting, reviewing, critiquing and responding to public policy and its implementation – as it impacts on women’s health and well-being. See all

POLICY STATEMENTS AND FACT SHEETS

SUBMISSIONS

POSITION PAPERS

NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

RESOURCES

MEDIA RELEASES