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What we do

WIRE offers a free information & referral service for all Victorian women, no matter what the issue.

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What we do. WIRE stands for Women’s Information and Referral Exchange Inc. We are the only Victoria-wide free generalist information, support and referral service run by women for women.

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.

We offer a range of gender-specific training programs, and also research and advocate for women’s issues such as financial literacy and economic security,work-life balance and violence against women.

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodian of the lands and waters throughout Australia.

WIRE is committed to becoming an Intersex, Trans and Gender Diverse-friendly service.

Talk to us about anything

WIRE offers you a safe place to share your experience, and to get practical and emotional support on any issue.

No matter what the problem is, we are here to listen and support you, and to provide information on services and practitioners that you can connect to.

No appointments needed and you can always contact us again.

Get support in different ways:

You will be offered confidential support and treated with respect. 

Use our Women's Information Centre

You are welcome to drop by our safe, friendly and supportive space to:

  • Talk to someone and be connected to support services
  • Seek employment online or check your emails using our free wifi, computer and internet access, and printing and scanning facilities
  • Get free resources on women’s issues
  • Take a break or have a cup of tea

Open 9.30am to 4.30pm weekdays.

Visit WIRE.

Join our free programs and events

Our women’s programs and events affirm your skills and experience, and help you gain new skills and knowledge to help you reach your goals

Visit www.wire.org.au for coming programs and events and subscribe (below) to our fortnightly h!WIRE e-bulletin.

Email support@wire.org.au or call (03) 9348 9416 Option 2 to book your free place.

Read our brochure.

WIRE Women’s Information acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.

 

Become a member

Join a growing community of passionate women who share the same vision for gender equality.

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