Published 1 March 20177 March 2017 · Events / Announcement International Women’s Day with VU’s Women’s Collective Editorial team When: 5.30pm–9pm, 7 March Where: Student Union Lounge, Building M, Footscray Park Campus Victoria University, Footscray To mark this International Women’s Day, the Victoria University Women’s Collective is hosting a panel discussion to explore violence against women and its intersection with racial inequality. The panel will only feature women of colour and is aimed at an ethnically diverse audience. VUWC are eager to generate an informed discussion around the cultural, economic, historical and cultural causes of and responses to violence against women. Our speakers for the evening will include: Aishwarya Ramji, activist, founding member of No Room for Racism, founder of Feminazis Against Actual Nazis; Tigist Gobena, activist for public housing and school desegregation; Lizzy Kuoth, South Sudanese refugee and community advocate; Dr. Natalie Kon-Yu, creative writer, editor and feminist academic; and Karen Jackson, Yorta Yorta woman and Director of the Moondani Balluk Indigenous Academic Unit at Victoria University. The event will be chaired by MC Nathalie Mclean, a Kullali, Wakka Wakka and Gubbi Gubbi woman and freelance creative director. The panel discussion will start at 6:00pm, with free canapes and drinks from 5.30. The venue is accessible and free childminding will be available. This is a free event, but registration is appreciated. Find the event on Facebook. Sponsored by VUSU (Victoria University Student Union) and Victoria University. Editorial team More by Editorial team › Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 23 January 202325 January 2023 · Announcement An announcement Editorial team In 2023, as we look towards our 250th edition and prepare for Overland’s 70th anniversary, we wish to make a tangible commitment to improve working conditions for our community, and ensure that whatever funding challenges we might face as a left-wing not-for-profit publisher are not passed on to our contributors. As such, we are proud to become the first publishers to sign onto the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance’s Freelance Charter, which affirms the rights and protections of freelance contributors. First published in Overland Issue 228 3 November 20227 November 2022 · News Subscriberthon 2022 Friends and Sponsors Editorial team Thank you to our sponsors for their generous contributions to the 2022 Overland Subscriberthon!