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Report Initiatives for Women in the Northern Territory 1983-1993



Report Initiatives for Women in the Northern Territory 1983-1993

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Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled by Marshall Perron


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NTWAC co n trib u ted to the review or d rafting of recen t legislation, in p a rticu la r th e Anti-Discrimination A ct 1992 an d the Public Sector E m ploym ent and M anagem ent A ct 1993, th u s en su ring th a t w om en are n o t in any way d isadvan taged th ro u g h th e ir im plem entation . New in itiatives include: M edia A w ard The 1993 N orthern Territory M edia A w ards fea tu red th e in au g u ra l p resen ta tio n of a n a n n u a l aw ard for the b e s t m edia coverage of w om en by a jo u rn a lis t in N orthern Territory p rin t or electronic m edia. This aw ard is sponsored by the Council and w as p resen ted to Eric H avenan from th e A ustra lian B roadcasting C orporation for h is coverage of dom estic violence. Gully Project The W om en's Advisory Council, together w ith the S tra tegic A rtist for the new P arliam en t H ouse, h a s developed concepts for th e Gully a re a b e n ea th the H ouse w hich include a com m em orative place to be dedicated to w om en. A u stra lia C ouncil funding th rough the C om m unity E nv ironm en t Act an d D esign (CEAD) Com m ittee w as ob tained to develop a concep t p lan w hich will include landscap ing the terrace an d hillside a reas, reference to the site h isto ry for place m aking an d concepts for the developm ent of a w om en 's place. Art w orks to be com m issioned a re design an d c o n stru c tio n of a grill for the tu n n e l en trance , and the design of a n a rt w ork by th e L arakia people. F u rth e r in form ation ab o u t N orthern T erritory W om en's Advisory Council is available th ro u g h its jo u rn a l w hich is c ircu lated w idely to w om ens com m unity o rgan isa tions and indiv iduals every second m on th .