Women's program

Women have played – and continue to play – a powerful role in shaping our union and determining AEU priorities.

The AEU leads the way in advances for women in the workplace, with a strong and long-standing commitment to representation and advocacy.

Our women's network runs a busy program throughout the year, including our popular International Women's Day dinner, and the annual Women's Conference.

AEU women members can also take part in the Anna Stewart Memorial Project, which supports women to get more involved in their union, or the Rosemary Richards Scholarship, a federal grant to conduct research or complete a project connected to union activities.

Annual opportunities:

Women's events

Anna Stewart Memorial Project

Women in Leadership Development (WILD)

Federal Womens Conference

ROSEMARY RICHARDS SCHOLARSHIP

Download our resource:

UNIONS WORK FOR WOMEN

Note: Our Flexible Work Options Kit and Parental Leave Information Kit are in the process of being updated and will be available shortly. 

In the interim for further information please view our Flexible Work Options Forum and Planning on having a baby? webinars.

For information about retaining your AEU membership while on maternity/family leave please contact the Membership Centre on 03 9417 2822 or [email protected].