Purpose and Values

Our Vision

An Australian society that respects and promotes the dignity of all women.

Our Mission

To be a powerful and positive force for pro-woman cultural change in Australian society through research, education, mentoring and advocacy.

Our Motto

Think. Act. Make a difference.

Our Values

Pro-woman.  Women's Forum Australia values the distinct nature of women and their unique ability to influence, strengthen and elevate Australian society in the home, the community, the paid workforce and public life. 

Life-affirming.  Women's Forum Australia values the inherent dignity of every human life and recognises that women have a unique role in nurturing and sustaining life. 

Evidence-based.  Women's Forum Australia values the discovery of truth through reason, logic and evidence-based research. 

Professional.  Women's Forum Australia values professionalism and the pursuit of excellence. 

Practical.  Women's Forum Australia values the importance of positive and practical approaches to address the needs of women in Australian society. 

Collaborative.  Women's Forum Australia values the contribution of people from diverse backgrounds who desire to work together to drive pro-woman change.

Our Objectives

Research:  To undertake high quality research on issues relevant to women's safety, health, freedom and well-being with particular focus on behaviour that is harmful and abusive to women.

Education:  To develop and deliver education on issues relevant to women's safety, health, freedom and well-being with particular focus on addressing behaviour that is harmful and abusive to women.

Mentoring:  To empower, equip and mentor a coalition of women to be agents of positive cultural change and influence in the home, the community, the paid workforce and public life.

Advocacy:  To inform government legislation and policies on issues of relevance to women's safety, health, freedom and well-being through high-quality research.

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