Women and poverty is a public forum marking Anti-Poverty Week and will be co-hosted by Shannon Fentiman MP and Micah Projects.

Australia's fifteenth annual Anti-Poverty Week, runs from 14 October through to 20 October 2018.

You are invited to participate in a public forum to address the issues of financial hardship, inequality, homelessness and isolation affecting women in Queensland.

All Australian women should be able to live with dignity in their community of choice.

The event MC will be Kay McGrath, Seven News presenter.

Guest speakers include:

  • The Honorable Shannon Fentiman, Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development
  • Natasha Doherty, Deloitte Access Economics partner
  • Nikki Chenowith, Descendant from the Guugu Yimithirr, Nymal Nymal and Kalkadoon Aboriginal language groups and Breakthru Manager of Employment and NDIS
  • Karyn Walsh, Micah Projects CEO

Event details

Where: Premier's Hall, Parliamentary Annexe (entry via Alice St), Brisbane

When: 16 October 2018, 11:45am - 3:30pm

Cost: $20 (lunch will be provided)

Register here. Registration closes on Friday 12 October.

Contact Gina Tilley for more information [email protected]

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