Brimbank’s International Women’s Day celebrations embrace equity

Brimbank Council will deliver an exciting line-up of events for International Women’s Day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on 8 March where we are encouraging everyone to embrace equity and raise awareness that our individual actions, conversations, behaviours and mindsets can have a significant impact on our larger society.

This year’s events, scheduled from 3-12 March across Brimbank, include:

  • International Women’s Day Breakfast – hear from a line-up of inspirational speakers discussing how we can embrace equity here in Brimbank, in partnership with Watergardens Town Centre. Tickets only $20, go to
  • Women’s Wellness Retreat – embrace womanhood through health and art
  • Women in STEM Toddler Storytime – enjoy stories about women’s achievements
  • Afterschool Activity Zone – find out about iconic women throughout history
  • Celebrating Strong Women Classes – work out to songs by female artists
  • Women’s Rights Presentation by WEstjustice – learn to recognise and respond to sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace
  • Watch a live musical performance at the Civic Green from 11am and receive a complimentary flower when visiting the Sunshine and St. Albans Town Centres

“International Women’s Day is an opportunity for Brimbank to show exceptional leadership in supporting gender equality and solidarity with women and their achievements,” Brimbank Mayor Cr Bruce Lancashire said.

“Every one of us can actively support and embrace equity – whether it be personally, professionally or in our community.”

“We encourage everyone to check out our program of events in Brimbank and book their place now so thy can join the conversation and be a part of our celebrations.”

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