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Begin as you mean to go on: talking friendship with Leanne Miller + Duré Dara OAM

Begin as you mean to go on: talking friendship with Leanne Miller + Duré Dara OAM

VWT Board Member Leanne Miller is a proud woman of the Dhulanyagen Ulupna Clan, Yorta Yorta nation, and the Executive Director of Koorie Women Mean Business. She has worked together with Duré Dara OAM, former restauranteur and social worker, for over two decades. This is how it all began.

Ally Oliver-Perham
Cal Wilson + Santilla Chingaipe Co-Host New Trust Podcast: Money Power Freedom

Cal Wilson + Santilla Chingaipe Co-Host New Trust Podcast: Money Power Freedom

Comedian Cal Wilson and journalist Santilla Chingaipe are joining forces as co-hosts of new Victorian Women’s Trust podcast, Money Power Freedom, created with the support of Bank Australia. Coming out November 2019, Money Power Freedom is a six part series decoding money and power, and what it means for our freedom.

Resilience is Strength

Resilience is Strength

"I am a daughter of the grey stone and white sand, of the arid, windswept coast, of the salty, black, closed-mouthed estuaries. My grandmother’s country is stoic, strong I know it will be there forever; waiting for me to return. The bones of my ancestors are in that place, the water is in our veins, the sky is our roof."

Claire G. Coleman
If you want my burn-out, and you think I’m sexy, come on sugar wear me out.

If you want my burn-out, and you think I’m sexy, come on sugar wear me out.

Poet, essayist and comic artist Eloise Grills examines our desire for relentless productivity and wonders (quite rightly) what is it all for? Photo by Jean Sabeth on Unsplash

Eloise Grills
Self-care is about all of us

Self-care is about all of us

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen asks us to remember the roots of self-care, so we can use it as both a personal balm and a method of larger political resistance.

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen
A Conversation with Jill Gallagher: Treaty for Victoria

A Conversation with Jill Gallagher: Treaty for Victoria

What Treaty means for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Victorians, and beyond.

Sophie Bliss
About Bloody Time: Book Launched, Period.

About Bloody Time: Book Launched, Period.

About Bloody Time is striking a chord with readers around the country: "The book is beautiful & it's message is vital".

Ally Oliver-Perham
Briony O'Keeffe is a feminist teacher

Briony O'Keeffe is a feminist teacher

“It all started in 2013. My students were reading Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, and there’s only one woman in that book, who has no name and comes to a violent end."

Why Periods are Both Personal and Political

Why Periods are Both Personal and Political

"The day I got my period, I knew that something significant had changed about my place in the world. I was walking home from the bus stop, when I felt the alien sensation of my stomach cramping."

Zoya Patel
Joint Statement from the Victorian Women's Trust & Koorie Women Mean Business

Joint Statement from the Victorian Women's Trust & Koorie Women Mean Business

Women should not have to run the gauntlet of unwanted sexual contact when attending a charity event, navigating their careers, or otherwise going about their daily lives.

Mary Crooks AO & Leanne Miller
Sexism in the stands

Sexism in the stands

There are signs of change and a healthier masculinity amongst the ranks of AFLM, but does it go far enough?

Sophie Bliss
Meet 3 awesome women in STEMM

Meet 3 awesome women in STEMM

Freelance science journalist Bianca Nogrady chats to three women owning it in STEMM.

Bianca Nogrady

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