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These are the top fifteen things to do on IWD2020 - Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane

“An equal world is an enabled world” 

These are the words which define IWD’s 2020 campaign, #EachforEqual. 

Collectively, we can help create a gender equal world. 

Why wait until March 8th to celebrate? 

Here are fifteen of the top celebrations in the lead up to IWD. 

Sydney 

Event Name: IWD 2020 Flagship Event - IWD 2020: IML Great Debate 

Event Description: IML’s annual International Women’s Day events seek to change Australian society for the better by creating, supporting and championing women in leadership. The 2020 IWD Great Debate topic and concept honours the history of the “shouting” women that paved the way for the new generation of female leaders. 

Event Date: Friday, 6 March 2020 (12:00 - 2:30PM) 

Event Location: Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf, Level 3/26-32 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009

Event Cost: From $175 (individual) to $1,935 (table of ten) 

Event Registration: https://events.managersandleaders.com.au/events/2020-international-women-s-day-great-debate/event-summary-7406fc2499b44a18bc9756501e3043fa.aspx?5S,M3,7406fc24-99b4-4a18-bc97-56501e3043fa= 


Event Name: Fearless Females 

Event Description: Little Dreamers is kicking off a Breakfast WIth Champions event series with a celebration of Fearless Females this International Women’s Day. The event will explore major themes of gender equality, women in the workplace and what’s next for women’s empowerment with our panel of girl-boss speakers.

Event Date: Thursday, 5 March 2020 (7:30 - 9:30AM) 

Event Location: The Freedom Hub, 283 Young Street, Waterloo NSW 2017

Event Cost: $50 per person 

Event Registration: https://www.littledreamers.org.au/event/breakfast-with-champions-fearless-females-sydney/ 

Event Name: CPA NSW International Women’s Day Luncheon 

Event Description: CPA NSW invites you to hear from 3 inspirational women who personify the theme #EachforEqual at CPA Australia NSW Division's Annual International Women’s Day Luncheon at the Ivy Sydney, facilitated by CPA Australia's NSW Divisional President, Erica Blythe FCPA.  

Event Date: Friday, 6 March 2020 (12:00 - 2:00PM) 

Event Location: Ivy Ballroom, 320 George St, Sydney, NSW 2000 

Event Cost: From $94 (individual) to $890 (table of ten) 

Event Registration: https://events.cpaaustralia.com.au/events/nsw-international-women-s-day-luncheon/event-summary-196370aa35b64e79a66726b11a96765c.aspx


Event Name: Engineers Australia IWD Event 

Event Description: Engineers Australia is excited to announce Nadine Champion as the keynote speaker for its International Women’s Day 2020 event in Sydney. 

Engineers Australia encourages industry leaders to identify, nurture and promote the talented women in their ranks; to take concrete steps to address inequality of opportunity and of pay; and to publicise the achievements of women – not just in engineering.

Event Date: Friday, 6 March 2020 (12:00 - 2:30PM) 

Event Location: Hilton Sydney – 488 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Event Cost: From $165 (individual) to $1,700 (table of ten) 

Event Registration: https://www.engineersaustraliaiwd.com.au/ 


Event Name: Committee for Sydney International Women’s Day Breakfast 

Event Description: Join Committee for Syndey's International Women's Day Breakfast with special guest Lucy Turnbull AO. Building on the global theme of #EachforEqual, the event will focus on how people can work together to make Sydney a safer, more inclusive city for women and girls.

Collaborating with the Greater Sydney Commission and Transport for NSW, the event will launch the Women’s Night-Time Safety Charter, a direct result of our Safety After Dark report that highlighted that too many women feel unsafe moving about their city, whether for employment, social, educational or other reasons. To truly participate equally in society, this needs to change.

Event Date: Friday, 6 March 2020 (7:30 - 9:30AM) 

Event Location: The Ivy Ballroom, Level 1, 320 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Event Cost: From $120 (individual) to $1,500 (table of ten) 

Event Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2020-international-womens-day-breakfast-tickets-88583093417 

Melbourne 

Event Name: IWD 2020 Flagship Event - IWD 2020: IML Great Debate 

Event Description: IML’s annual International Women’s Day events seek to change Australian society for the better by creating, supporting and championing women in leadership. The 2020 IWD Great Debate topic and concept honours the history of the “shouting” women that paved the way for the new generation of female leaders.

Event Date: Friday, 6 March, 2020 (12:00 - 2:30PM) 

Event Location: Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 300

Event Cost: From $175 (individual) to $1,935 (table of ten) 

Event Registration: https://events.managersandleaders.com.au/events/2020-international-women-s-day-great-debate/event-summary-7406fc2499b44a18bc9756501e3043fa.aspx?5S,M3,7406fc24-99b4-4a18-bc97-56501e3043fa= 


Event Name: Engineers Australia IWD Event 

Event Description: Engineers Australia is excited to announce Nadine Champion as the keynote speaker for its International Women’s Day 2020 event in Sydney. 

Engineers Australia encourages industry leaders to identify, nurture and promote the talented women in their ranks; to take concrete steps to address inequality of opportunity and of pay; and to publicise the achievements of women – not just in engineering.

Event Date: Thursday, 5 March 2020 (12:00 - 2:30PM) 

Event Location: Crown Melbourne – 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006

Event Cost: From $165 (individual) to $1,700 (table of ten) 

Event Registration: https://www.engineersaustraliaiwd.com.au/ 


Event Name: The Royal Women’s Hospital IWD Breakfast 

Event Description: The annual Royal Women’s Hospital’s International Women’s Day Breakfast is a premier event with leaders from Melbourne’s corporate, business and philanthropic communities coming together to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women, while supporting the work of one of Australia’s most trusted and loved hospitals.  

You will enjoy a delicious breakfast at one of Melbourne finest event venues and hear from the Women’s 2020 keynote speaker, the inspiring Nicole Livingstone OAM. From Olympic champion to championing gender equity in sport and beyond, Nicole embodies what is to be a uniquely Australian role model and a catalyst for change.

Event Date: Thursday, 5 March 2020 (7:00 - 9:00AM) 

Event Location: Metropolis Events - Level 4, Southgate Restaurant and Shopping Precinct.

Event Cost: From $150 (individual) to $1800 (table of twelve) 

Event Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/international-womens-day-breakfast-2020-registration-79481805219 


Event Name: Celebrate IWD 2020 at Grossi Florentino for Climate Change

Event Description: This IWD help support the devastated communities and meet game changing female leaders doing impactful things for climate change.

The bushfires and droughts that have been ravishing Australia have brought communities together as a positive. This International Women’s Day the Digital Women’s Network have adapted the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”#EachforEqual. It is thrilled to share with you our game changing female leaders who are doing impactful things for devastated communities.

Event Date: Friday, 6 March 2020

Event Location: Grossi Florentino, 80 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000

Event Cost: $110 per person 

Event Registration: https://events.humanitix.com.au/celebrate-iwd-2020-grossi-florentino-for-climate-change 


Event Name: Transforming Transport #EachforEqual 

Event Description: The Industry Capability & Inclusion team invites all LXRP staff to an interactive discussion to learn more and reflect on industry diversity and building an inclusive future. 

Event Date: Friday, 6 March 2020 

Event Location: Level 5 Theatrette, 121 Exhibition St, Melbourne 

Event Cost: Nil 

Event Registration: https://levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/

Brisbane

Event Name: IWD 2020 Flagship Event - IWD 2020: IML Great Debate 

Event Description: IML’s annual International Women’s Day events seek to change Australian society for the better by creating, supporting and championing women in leadership. The 2020 IWD Great Debate topic and concept honours the history of the “shouting” women that paved the way for the new generation of female leaders.

Event Date: Friday, 6 March, 2020 (12:00 - 2:30PM) 

Event Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Bank Brisbane QLD 4101

Event Cost: From $175 (individual) to $1,935 (table of ten)

Event Registration: https://events.managersandleaders.com.au/events/2020-international-women-s-day-great-debate/event-summary-7406fc2499b44a18bc9756501e3043fa.aspx?5S,M3,7406fc24-99b4-4a18-bc97-56501e3043fa= 


Event Name: Engineers Australia IWD Event 

Event Description: Engineers Australia is excited to announce Nadine Champion as the keynote speaker for its International Women’s Day 2020 event in Sydney. 

Engineers Australia encourages industry leaders to identify, nurture and promote the talented women in their ranks; to take concrete steps to address inequality of opportunity and of pay; and to publicise the achievements of women – not just in engineering.

Event Date: Wednesday, 4 March 2020 (12:00 - 2:30PM) 

Event Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre – Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Event Cost: From $165 (individual) to $1,700 (table of ten) 

Event Registration: https://www.engineersaustraliaiwd.com.au/


Event Name: QRC/WIMARQ IWD Breakfast

Event Description: Keynote speaker for the 2020 QRC/WIMARQ International Women's Day Breakfast is Katarina Carroll, Queensland's first female Police Commissioner in the service’s 159-year history.

Presented by BHP, the breakfast, which incorporates the presentation of the annual Resources Awards for Women, is an exceptional professional development event for people working in Queensland’s resources sector.

Event Date: Thursday, 5 March 2020 

Event Location: Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC), 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, QLD 4006

Event Cost: From $29.96 - $185.89 

Event Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2020-qrcwimarq-international-womens-day-breakfast-tickets-73778991951


Event Name: 2020 BWIB International Womens Day - Anything is Possible!

Event Description: This is an all women's event to celebrate women! Because when it comes to women in business, anything is possible. BWIB calls for women to join together to celebrate each other and what we can achieve.  

Event Date: Friday, 6 March 2020

Event Location: Shangri La Gardens & Sylvia's Restaurant & Wine Bar, 1969 Wynnum Road, Wynnum West, QLD 4178

Event Cost: $75 per person 

Event Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/international-womens-day-lunch-anything-is-possible-tickets-91401732041 


Event Name: Australasian Housing Institute IWD Breakfast in Brisbane

Event Description: Join us in celebrating and supporting women in housing with the AHI's International Women’s Day breakfasts in Brisbane.

Event Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2020 (8:00 - 10:00AM) 

Event Location: The Brisbane Club, 241 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000

Event Cost: From $60 to $80

Event Registration: https://www.housinginstitute.org/iwd-breakfast-series-2020-brisbane 

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