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Submission to consultation on the new Queensland Women’s Strategy


The Queensland (Qld) Government is conducting a consultation on its new Qld Women s Strategy. This provides ALSWH with the opportunity to provide input to the consultation using data from the study cohorts. The Qld Women’s Strategy Discussion Paper identifies key areas of gender inequality that need to be addressed including economic security, under-representation of women in leadership roles and high rates of domestic and sexual violence experienced by women.  The aim of the submission is to demonstrate the need to strengthen policy links between economic and social factors and overall health.