General Advocacy Services

Office for Women

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

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About Us

Influences policy and decision making to ensure women's interests are considered; provides high level advice to the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women; administer programs, including safety for women, economic empowerment and opportunity, leadership and international engagement for women. Provides the principal focus on consultation between the women’s sector and the Government, and represents the Government at national and international forums on women’s issues, such as the United Nations.

Quick Facts About The Region

Office for Women is located in the suburbs of Barton and Canberra Central, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.