International Women’s Day Brunch

Each year Arts Rutherglen celebrates the power of women by holding a Brunch while listening to wonderful women and men sharing their stories.

Please join us in our next Brunch, we’d love to see you there.

Women's Day Brunch @ Tuileries

Sunday 3rd March 2024

Join Arts Rutherglen’s International Women’s Day for a yummy brunch and wine at Tuileries Winery in Rutherglen.

Our guest speaker is LIZ PHILLIPS. She is a proud Yankunytjatjara woman who now lives in Rutherglen.

Join us and listen to Liz as she shares her stories with us.

This year’s theme is #INSPIRE INCLUSION

When: Sunday 3rd March 2024, 11.00am to 12.30pm
Where: Tuileries at De Bortoli Rutherglen – 13 Drummond St Rutherglen
Cost: Members $35.00, Non Members $40.00

We are greatly appreciative of De Bortoli which is a generous supporter of our International women’s Day event and other Art’s Rutherglen events.

Enquiries: Helen Mackinlay 0408116613 Christine Scott 0403329770

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Our guest speaker is LIZ PHILLIPS. She is a proud Yankunytjatjara woman who now lives in Rutherglen.

More about Liz

Liz is a proud Yankunytjatjara woman. Her Grandmothers people come from the remote north west desert region of South Australia. Liz was born in the era of assimilation in Oodnadatta, one thousand kms north west of Adelaide, on Arabana country.

A year after completing her eduction in Adelaide she went to Melbourne for a long weekend which lasted 46 years.

Liz commenced working life in a clothing factory before entering the Commonwealth Public Service, initially in Personnel and then as an Aboriginal Liaison Officer with the Department of Social Security.

She and her husband Dave raised 4 children and following a stint as a stay-at-home mum, Liz began working in the Population Health team at Merri Health in Coburg, as the Koorie Community Engagement Officer, a position she held for 13 years.

She has also served on the Merri Bek Council First Nations Advisory Committee since 2011 and was awarded the Lisa Bellear Award for Contribution to Reconciliation Activities in 2022.

Liz, Dave and their daughter made the tree change to Rutherglen in 2023.

Past events

IWD 2019 Brunch a success

Storytelling; a window into other people’s worlds. Today, 3 March 2019,  arts Rutherglen celebrated International Women’s Day with a Brunch at Tuileries Restaurant, our 15th IWD

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