News

Congratulations Janine – 2024 Victorian Australian of the Year

Janine is committed to dismantling racism, expanding opportunities for the Indigenous health workforce, and to closing the gap in Indigenous health outcomes through the systemic integration of cultural safety.
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World Prematurity Day on Friday 17 November 2023

On Friday, 17 November we mark World Prematurity Day - a global movement to raise awareness of preterm and early term birth.
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Welcome to our newest WHA member: Central Coast Local Health District

We warmly welcome our new member to Women’s Healthcare Australasia.
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NEW culturally appropriate Safer Baby resources for First Nations & migrant and refugee women

The Stillbirth CRE is pleased to announce that new culturally appropriate pregnancy resources for First Nations women, as well as migrant and refugee women, are now available.   Stillbirth rates are significantly higher among First Nations and some migrant and refugee communities, compared to the general population. We need to ...
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Welcome to our newest WHA member: Swan Hill District Health

We warmly welcome our new member to Women’s Healthcare Australasia.
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Welcome to our newest WHA member: Latrobe Regional Health

We warmly welcome our new member to Women’s Healthcare Australasia.
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Welcome Mackay Hospital & Health Service

We warmly welcome our new member to Women’s Healthcare Australasia.
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Health professionals urged to join fight against harmful developments in the Northern Territory

More than 300 health professionals have already signed an open letter urging the Prime Minister and his Government to intervene to prevent gas fracking in the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory and to withdraw financial support for gas processing at the proposed Middle Arm development.
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This is going to be BIG! Are you ready to step forward?

This July, step forward to raise funds for safer births and better healing by joining the Australasian Birth Trauma Association's first annual BIG Step Challenge.
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EVENT: Greening the Healthcare Sector Forum – 14-15 September 2023 on Noongar country (Perth)

At WHA we are seeing rising concern across the maternity care sector about the negative impacts of climate change on the health and wellbeing of women and newborns. It is important that we ensure that the clinical care provided to women and their newborns does not negatively impact the environment ...
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