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International Women's Day Breakfast

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Join us for breakfast on Thursday 8 March to celebrate this special day.
International Womens Day

Bookings are now closed for our International Women's Day Breakfast 2018. 

Over recent years we have seen significant growth and greater awareness of women’s participation in sport. Come along and listen to a panel of guest speakers share their experiences at a senior level in a variety of sports, and across a range of state, national and international competition.

Guest speakers include:

  • Carol Cooke AM, an Australian Paralympic cyclist
    Carol’s achievements include a gold medal at the 2012 London Paralympics and two gold medals at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. In 2017 she was awarded the Victorian Institute of Sport Award of Excellence.
  • Toni Cumpston, Hockey Australia’s High Performance Manager
    Recently appointed to the role, Toni brings her expertise and passion to the World #5 Hockeyroos and the World #1 Kookaburras. She has also held several coaching and high performance positions at the AIS where she worked with Equestrian Australia, Netball Australia, Sailing Australia, Water Polo Australia, Basketball Australia and Wheelchair Rugby.
  • Belinda Hocking, three time Olympian
    Belinda Hocking, a three time Olympian, competed at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics in the 100 and 200 metre backstroke. After 13 years on the international circuit and 9 years on the Australian Swim Team, Belinda is now focusing on life outside the pool and finishing her studies in primary school teaching. 
  • AFL Women's representative
    Women’s AFL has certainly grown in popularity over the past 12 months, and we encourage you to watch this space for more information on who will be joining our panel from the AFL Women’s competition.

Further information

For more information, please call Communications & Engagement on 9298 4390.

About International Women's Day

International Women’s Day had its beginnings in Europe and the United States in the early 1900s. International Women's Day is the story of ordinary women campaigning for an improvement in the very poor working conditions that women suffered, equal wages and votes for women.

International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8, now unites many millions of women across the world. Ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic and political differences are put aside to celebrate this important date, which represents equality, justice, peace, development and participation in political and economic processes.

Date and Time

  • Thursday, 08 March 2018 - 7.15AM to 9.00AM
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$20 per person
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