WEL Victoria presents the facts as we know them on the following issues.
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- Rights and responsibilities examines the right to vote and the arguments by Antony Green for compulsory voting and against preferential voting.
- The Victorian Government is considering a Human Rights Charter –see Research under Issues.
- Steps to Equality spells out the changes for women from the days when female convicts were entitled to wages in 1816 to the Sex Discrimination Act 1984. In 2006 the Victorian government has removed provocation as an excuse for murder and has adopted a Human rights Charter However the Federal government has brought in the WorkChoices Act taking some workers back to 1845. We will add to this in the future and reveal any backward steps.
- Great Victorian Women lists some extraordinary women. Also see women on the Victorian Honour Roll of Women at http://www.premier.vic.gov.au and search for this.
To send messages to Federal parliamentarians: get the email addresses from the website of the Parliament of Australia. Visit http://www.aph.gov.au and select Senators or members of the House of Representatives.
To send messages to State or Territory parliamentarians: get the email addresses from the relevant website. Visit the Parliament of Victoria at http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au and select the Council or Assembly members.