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Online October 11 – 26, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Gender, Disaster & Financial Wellbeing: Free PD for financial counsellors/financial capability workers (limited places)

This free, two-part online training for Victorian financial counsellors and financial capability workers will help you support women to financially prepare and recover from disasters such as bushfire.


This training is free but places are limited, so reserve yours now.

Part 1: Intersectional Economics in Disaster Contexts: An introduction to why gender and Intersectionality matter for women’s economic security in disasters

Intersectional Economics in Disaster Contexts will help you gain a better understanding of Intersectional, feminist approaches to financial wellbeing, and identify the systemic barriers that impact a diverse range of women’s economic security before, during and after disasters.

Monday 25th October, 9.30am-12.30pm OR Monday 8th November, 1-4pm.

Part 2: Gender, Disaster and Financial Wellbeing: Providing gender sensitive, strength based service to women before, in, and following Disasters

Gender, Disaster and Financial Wellbeing builds on and shares learnings from professionals who worked across the Black Summer Bushfire response, and focusses on providing services to improve economic security for women before, during and after disasters in gender sensitive, strengths-based and trauma-informed ways.

Tuesday 26th October, 9.30am-12.30pm OR Wednesday 10th November, 1-4pm

This project is funded by the Office for Women (Department of Families, Fairness and Housing), through the Bushfire Recovery Fund.

Access: For any access needs for any training session please email cconnolly@wire.org.au

Content and support: This training has content about bushfire, financial abuse, family violence. If you or a client needs support around issues raised by the training you can contact:

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