WIRE recognises the diversity of Victorian women. This diversity can be seen in our staff, volunteers and service users. We embrace and value diversity. It is our policy to be inclusive and mindful of this diversity in our policies, programs and interactions with others. We affirm all people regardless of their age, culture, disabilities, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, intersex status, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.
WIRE aims to be inclusive of women from all backgrounds and experiences. We aim to create an environment which is free of exploitation and discrimination.
As a publicly funded agency, WIRE has obligations to act consistently with the human rights specified in Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities, including sections 8 (protection against discrimination), 14 (freedom of thought) & 15 (freedom of expression).
WIRE is exempt from the sections 16, 107 and 182 of the Equal Opportunity Act, No. H68/2013.
WIRE is a recognised Fair and Flexible Employer 2009-2010 Victorian Government ways2work.