Life + Money

Grant story: From Inside the Farm Gate

What happens when life comes crashing down on the other side of those farm fences we drive past on country highways? The Western District Health Service asked women farmers to reveal how exactly they manage when disaster strikes the farm.

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Zelda D’Aprano was a feminist trailblazer

Zelda D'Aprano was known for her decades of activism for the rights of women. She chained herself to the Commonwealth building in 1969 to protest pay inequality, refused to pay the full tram fare (because women were not paid a full wage) and spoke out against injustice. Here she is in conversation with VWT Board Member Leena van Deventer in 2017.

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Enough lies, it’s time for equality

Our sold out event 'Ideas to Action' with political economist Marilyn Waring and Richard Denniss, had a central take home message: "if Australia’s serious about achieving gender equality we need some of that old 70s fervour back."

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The Mother Load

Is the question of economic security for women – waged and unwaged – simply too vexed for our nation to handle?

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