Natalie Lang is the Secretary of the Australian Services Union NSW and ACT (Services) Branch and led the ‘We Won’t Wait’ campaign arguing for 10 days paid domestic and family violence leave for all workers in Australia.
Professor Renae Ryan is internationally recognized as a leader and advocate for gender equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Awardee, Diane Patricia Hague (1952-2021) initially worked for the Public Service Association focusing on women’s issues. She joined TAFE NSW as a Business Studies teacher and worked with a large group of women to organise the Socialist Feminist Conference at UNSW: Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves.
Awardee, Elizabeth Hill has worked through advocacy and research evidence, to change government policies on gender inequality and to shape the strategies of national and international non-government organisations.
Awardee, Georgie Dent was one of the co-founders of the Women’s Agenda – a hub which shares the latest news and views affecting how women live and work.
Awardee, Robynne Murphy was involved in building of the Women’s Liberation Movement. She helped set up the Bread and Roses group which focused on the needs of working women, like childcare and equal pay.
The Ednas Recipient list, 2021 –
Through her research into the music industry and the union movement Rae Cooper has exposed masculine structures everywhere, leading to better outcomes and positive change for women. The current discourse about flexibility, leadership and women in STEM courses means...
Lina Cabaero has worked tirelessly to improve the conditions of textile, clothing and footwear outworkers, most of whom are women. In 2012 she facilitated and co-ordinated outworkers in a campaign for the NSW Fair Work Amendment (Textile, Clothing and Footwear...