Celebrating Territory women: International Women's Day grants announced
There will be a number of events held across the Territory on International Women’s Day this year.
These include a fair showcasing services available to women, a debate to discuss the role of men in women’s development and an exhibition celebrating multicultural diversity.
To find out more about 2022 International Women’s Day Walk and Celebrations, go to the City of Darwin website.
The Territory Government, through its Office of Gender Equity and Diversity, has funded 26 community groups, organisations and individuals across the Northern Territory a total of $67,856 to support events that celebrate women’s social, political, economic, and cultural contributions.
Successful recipients are:
- Tamil Society of the NT
- Ogbako Ndi Igbo NT
- Darwin Aboriginal and Islander Women’s Shelter
- Multicultural Council of the NT
- Bangladeshi Student Association of CDU
- Katherine Regional Arts Incorporated
- Vietnamese Community in Australia, NT Chapter
- Hannah Illingworth
- Non-Resident Nepali Association Australia
- National Trust of Australia NT
- STEPS Group Australia
- Kate Raymond
- Darwin Community Arts
- Women’s Museum of Australia
- Tangentyere Council Aboriginal Corporation
- Alice Springs Islamic Society
- Katherine Regional Cultural Precinct (Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre)
- Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation
- Miriam Rose Foundation Aboriginal Corporation
- Wagait Shire Council
- Barkly Regional Council
- United Nations Association of Australia - NT Branch
- Forrest PR
- East Arnhem Regional Council, and
- Tiwi Islands Regional Council.
International Women’s Day 2022 will be celebrated on Tuesday 8 March with the theme #BreakTheBias.