Zelda D'Aprano Activist Award

Each year the Victorian Union movement recognises and reflects on the activism of unionist Zelda D’Aprano, whose courage, determination and no holds barred direct action changed history for working women in Australia.

The Zelda D'Aprano Activist Award recognises an activist (or group of activists) in our movement whose work is making a difference.

The activist/s must demonstrate:

  • that they are a unionist AND they identify as a woman, or a group of women,
  • a commitment to taking direct action to advance women’s rights at work, (this can include a person or people currently involved in a campaign)
  • feminist values, and
  • a commitment to creating industrial and social change for women workers.
  • Nomination must be endorsed by the relevant union leadership

Nominations close Friday 29 March 2019


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