Originally published by New Matilda on February 9 2015 Earlier this morning, the nation’s breakfast hosts assembled on the lawns of Parliament House, expecting an uninterrupted broadcast of the day’s top story. The fate of Tony Abbott, not only the Prime Minister, but also the self-appointed ‘Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs’ attracted the likes of […]Read more "They Came For The Abbott Spill, And Missed The Only Real Story In Town"
Originally published by New Matilda on March 5, 2015 When I think of strong women I have had the privilege of meeting in my life – I think of people like Rosalie Kunoth Monks, Larissa Behrendt, Nicole Watson, Marianne McKay, Celeste Liddle, Kelly Briggs, Vanessa Culbong, Karen Fusi, Bev Manton, and many, many others who […]Read more "All Feminists Are Created Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others"
By Amy McQuire, March 3, 2014, Tracker Magazine. NATIONAL: Across New South Wales we are losing a generation of children to prison. It’s an urgent problem because these are our future leaders, writes AMY MCQUIRE*. The memory is hazy now, almost like a faded photograph in the back of her mind. She hardly talks about […]Read more "The Lost Generations"