Celebrating International Women’s Day

February 20, 2019

This year’s International Women’s Day campaign theme is #BalanceforBetter. From grassroots activism to worldwide action, we are entering an exciting period of history where the world expects balance. We notice its absence and celebrate it’s presence.

Sunshine Coast

The first of four In Conversation events will take place on International Women’s Day and features guest speakers, Seven Network presenter Jillian Whiting and Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Allison Baden-Clay Foundation Vanessa Fowler.
Vanessa is sister of the late Allison Baden-Clay who was tragically murdered by her husband, a victim of domestic violence in 2012.  Since Allison’s death, Vanessa and her family have been committed to the formation and growth of the Foundation.
In Conversation will include a delicious grazing table style lunch by Something for Catering and beverages followed by a Q and A session and quality entertainment. The theme for the 2019 International Women’s Day is More Power Together and this will be celebrated and resonate on the day.
Venue 114
Friday 8 March
11.30 am – 2.30 pm
Tickets: Entry $120 | Concession $80 | Table of 8 $110 per person

Book Tickets Here!


Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, & Toowoomba

IML’s annual International Women’s Day (IWD) events seek to change Australian society for the better by creating, supporting and championing women in leadership. From great debates, to panel speaker sessions to keynote addresses, IWD at IML promises to be inspiring, entertaining and thought-provoking.


Corinne Grant

Australian lawyer, comedian and television presenter


Jo Stanley

Australian television and radio personality and comedian


Tracey Spicer AM

Australian newsreader, journalist and advocate


Byron Bay

Newrybar Merchants and Harvest Newrybar have teamed up to host an International Womens Day 2019 fundraiser on Friday 8th March from 12pm.

The event begins at Newrybar Merchants with the opening of Byron Bay based artist Kat Bak’s Romantica’ exhibition and live music from Leeli, followed by a three course lunch at Harvest Restaurant with a host of inspiring Australian women sharing their stories. Special guest speakers include Ella Bancroft, Sophie Kovic founder of Seed & Sprout, Pru Chapman founder of Owners Collective and Future Dreamers.

The ticket price is $150 per person with $50 from each ticket to go directly to Future Dreamers, a not-for-profit all inclusive girls club inspiring young women aged 12-25 to follow their dreams.

Join this inspiring afternoon which includes raffle prizes and genuine conversation with female producers from this collaborative community.

To reserve your place, please email info@harvestnewrybar.com.au

For more information on this event, visit Newrybar Merchants website.

Check out #BalanceForBetter  for more on this year’s theme for International Womens Day.

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