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Self-proclaimed ‘surfie chick’, author and award winning historian Dr. Clare Wright, wants us to reexamine the waves of history and remember the women who resisted unjust social forces. In this keynote (captured at Breakthrough 2016) Dr. Wright poses the question, ‘if women were included in our public narratives of mateship, sacrifice, solidarity and service, might not that breed respect and empathy across the gender-divide?’Go to full article
Debby Blakey, CEO of HESTA discusses why greater equal representation matters in corporate Australia.Go to full article
Top image: Sallie Jones and cows, Jindivick, Victoria, 23 Nov 2016 Photographer: Catherine Forge Source: Museums Victoria An old riddle goes: a father and son are in an accident, killing the father and sending the son to intensive care. When the...Go to full article
As a disability feminist who is queer, I live intersectionality, it shapes my life and my politics. However, the communities I belong to are often not intersectional or inclusive — and that has to change.Go to full article
It's high time we shifted attitudes to women's unpaid work and started recognising the multitude of skills that come with running a household. Thankfully, organisations like WIRE and Bank Australia are looking to the future — and they're banking on women.Go to full article