Some comments from our 2018 Festival survey: 

"I love that women have to celebrate and look in to the diversity we all offer." (Event Host comment)

"Great support from YWCA throughout festival and at event." (Event Host comment)

"Strengthened existing relationships, broadened client group."  (Event Host comment)

"Annual and amazing.  Thank you!"

"Love your work ladies!!!"

"I am so super impressed with this festival and the range of events offered.  I am so sure it will

just grow and grow each year. A fantastic and huge job done by all.  Thank you so much and you

really did a fantabulous job with this."

"Wonderful gathering."

"Great! Looking forward to next year!"

"I learned to hula hoop and about legal hurdles!"  (Answer regarding being inspired to try something new)


For enquiries,  please contact:

Emma Newman

Lismore Women’s Festival Coordinator 

 office 02 6625 5800



If you'd like to volunteer, please contact Emma on the contacts above for preparation and helping at the events.


About YWCA Australia
As of June 1, 2018 following the YWCA National Merger, YWCA NSW is now YWCA Australia, with over 300 staff across more than 15 locations throughout the country. YWCA continues to be a strong, feminist organisation of women, young women and girls, committed to building a future, where all women and girls are equal, safe and respected. We run many programs and services across Australia, empowering women through
leadership, advocacy and the provision of critical community services across Australia’s diverse social and geographic landscape. #ywcaaus #strongertogether

For more information about YWCA Australia, visit

The Lismore Women’s Festival is
a joyful and inclusive event showcasing
local women - connecting and empowering them to share and celebrate their stories,
businesses, activities, lives, dreams, passions, wisdom and learnings ...

Lismore Women's Festival  |  YWCA Australia NNSW  |  101a Rous Rd, Goonellabah NSW 2480  |  ph 0490 437 376 |