International Day of the Girl – October 11

In 1995 at the World Conference on Women in Beijing countries unanimously adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – the most progressive blueprint ever for advancing the rights of not only women but girls. The Beijing Declaration is the first to specifically call out girls’ rights. The United Nations General Assembly has declared October 11Continue reading

SIWA Public Speaking Competition

Calling all female university students! Soroptimist International of Western Australia is pleased to announce the return of its public speaking competition for 2021. The competition is open to any female studying at a university in Western Australia and provides a platform for women to discuss something important to them and showcase their vision for aContinue reading

Containers for Change

From 1 October 2020 eligible drink containers can be returned for a 10 cents refund. Drink containers currently make up 44% of all litter in WA. So get on board and help to reduce litter and landfill and increase recycling. You can donate your refund to SISP to support our projects by quoting our SchemeContinue reading

School Packs Project

We are delighted to announced that the School Packs Project will be going ahead again this year thanks to the generous support of a number of local groups and businesses. Our aim is to assist grandchildren being raised by their grandparents in WA by providing much-needed stationery supplies in readiness for the start of theContinue reading

Plastics Recycling

SI South Perth is taking up the challenge to reduce plastic waste as much as possible and recover what is used from the environment and recycle it. Our current project is to collect plastic bottle lids and plastic bread tags as both of these items are not accepted in the City of South Perth recyclingContinue reading