About this survey

Who is this survey for?
This survey is for people who are:
  • women / femme-identifying or people who align themselves with this group, AND
  • aged 18 years or over, AND
  • living in the ACT or surrounding regions
Only people in that group are eligible to complete the survey and enter the prize draw. 

How long will it take?
The survey takes around 15 minutes. It might be shorter or longer for you depending on your answers. 
Can I do the survey another way?
Yes. If this survey is not accessible for you or is difficult to use, please email healthpromotion@womenshealthmatters.org.au or phone (02) 6290 2166.

There is also an electronic document of the survey that you can download here and complete. You can email it back to us at healthpromotion@womenshealthmatters.org.au
Do I have to complete the survey? 
No, it is voluntary. You can withdraw at any time by closing the browser window, or choosing not to submit the survey. After you press "submit" at the end it will not be possible to withdraw your response. 

Will I have to answer all the questions?
If you see a question marked with an asterisk (*), you need to complete that question. For some questions you will have an option to skip the question or select "Prefer not to answer". 
Is there any payment or reward for doing the survey?
There is no payment or reward, but everyone who is eligible for the survey and completes it can enter a prize draw to win one of two $100 gift cards. The prizes will be drawn in January 2023. We will check people are eligible before awarding the prizes.

If you want to enter the prize draw you will need to tell us your email address and postcode at the end of the survey. These details will be separated from the survey answers, only used for the prize draw, and deleted after prizes are awarded.
How will my information be used?
Women's Health Matters will make sure that personal information is kept safe in line with our privacy policy. Information will be used to create reports and submissions to help improve the health and wellbeing of women in the ACT. Survey answers will only be used anonymously.
Are there any sensitive topics in the survey? 
Yes. The survey covers topics including sexual and reproductive health, experiences of violence, pregnancy loss and infertility.
We suggest you do the survey in a private space and at a time when you will feel comfortable and safe.
Thinking about these topics might bring up difficult feelings for you. Feel free to take a break if you need to. The survey program will save the answers you have already entered and you can pick up where you left off.

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