YWCA Adelaide leads and delivers campaigns which align with its vision, values, policy priorities and advocacy goals.

2018 Election Strategy

YWCA Adelaide has released its Election Strategy for the 2018 South Australian Election. Our Election Platform includes three key recommendations:

  • Prevention of Violence Against Women: Fund best practice approaches to eliminating gender-based violence by investing in prevention.
  • Women’s Economic Empowerment: Progress gender equality through investment in young women’s leadership and non-traditional workplace participation.
  • Housing and Homelessness: Stem the growing impact of poverty and domestic violence on women by developing a gender-responsive approach to homelessness and housing.

Download YWCA Adelaide’s Election Strategy here.


Rise Above the Pack 

In 2015 YWCA Adelaide launched a community safety campaign in Adelaide called Rise Above the Pack. The two main aims of the campaign are to re-frame the conversation from victim blaming to perpetrator responsibility and to encourage positive bystander intervention, with the ultimate goal of creating safer public spaces for women. You can find out more and get involved at

In November 2016 the Rise Above the Pack campaign received an Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Award: