Wiyi Yani U Thangani

Women's Voices

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The closing date for providing submissions is 30 November 2018

 

Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) Submission form questions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women and Girls

The Social Justice Commissioner welcomes submissions from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women (18+ yrs) and girls (12yrs-17 yrs). Guiding questions have been provided below to help prompt you but they are only a guide and you are encouraged to write your own story. Before you complete the submission form you can find out more information about the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project by clicking on this Participant Information Form

There are multiple options for having your say. You are encouraged to choose the most appropriate option for you.

  1. Complete a submission (see the four part submission form below).
  2. By phone: If you would like to speak directly over the phone with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander team at the Australian Human Rights Commission, please contact us by telephone: (02) 9284 9600 or email us at wiyiyaniuthangani@humanrights.gov.au to arrange a time for us to call you.
  3. Write to us: Write to us via email at wiyiyaniuthangani@humanrights.gov.au or post to GPO Box 5218 Sydney NSW 2001.
  4. Send us a video or other creative expressions (artwork, music, a poem) and upload it via the form below (note you will need to complete the name and age fields before you upload a file) or email us at wiyiyaniuthangani@humanrights.gov.au.
  5. Host a gathering: If you would like to host a gathering with your group, organisation or community and make a joint submission, please email us at wiyiyaniuthangani@humanrights.gov.au and we will send you resources.

 

Complete a submission

There are four parts to this submission:

Part A: General questions about you/your organization

Part B: Your experiences and views as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander woman or girl

Part C: Your recommendations for change

Part D: Your contact details (which will be kept confidential) and consent

There are two ways to complete this submission. Each of these submission forms are the same:

  • download a submission form and send it back to us by email or post, or
  • complete a submission online via the form below.

 

You can download a word version of the submission form questions here:

 

Or you can complete your submission online by using the form below

 

Part A: General Questions about you/your organisation
Do you wish to your name to be kept confidential?
Do you want to your submission to be kept confidential?
Do you identify as: an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person?
What is your gender?
How old are you? *
What state/territory to you currently live in?
Do you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex(LGBTI)?
Do you have disability?
Part B: Your experiences and views as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Women

In this section, you can outline the issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in your community, in your family or yourself personally.

Barriers and strengths
Part B: Your experiences and views as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Girl(12 - 17 years)

Additional information

If there is additional information that you would like to provide us about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls that is not already captured please do so in this section.

If you want to upload a file as part of your submission you can do so here – it could be photo, video or text. Contact us if you have problems uploading a file.

Upload file
Files must be less than 300 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png txt pdf doc docx avi mov mp3 ogg wav wmv mp4 mpeg qt.
Part C: Recommendations for change

This section asks you to build on the answers that you provided in the previous section by telling what more could be done to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait women

Additional information

If there is additional information that you would like to provide us about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls that is not already captured please do so in this section.

If you want to upload a file as part of your submission you can do so here – it could be photo, video or text. Contact us if you have problems uploading a file.

Upload file
Files must be less than 300 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png txt pdf doc docx avi mov mp3 ogg wav wmv mp4 mpeg qt.
Part D: Contact Details

We will only use your name and email address if we need to contact you about your submission. We will not publish this information or provide it to anyone.

I agree *