Opinion + Real Life

Watch: Empowering Women Talk

Catch up on 'Empowering Women', a Zoom panel talk including authors Susie Allanson and Lizzie O’Shea, Hugh de Kretser (CEO, Human Rights Law Centre) and moderator Santilla Chingaipe.

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Ellen van Neerven’s Feminist Poetry Reading List

Congratulations to Mununjali Yugambeh author Ellen van Neerven on winning Book of the Year, Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry and Multicultural NSW Award at NSW Premier's Literary Awards for their second poetry collection, Throat! Here Ellen shares the key books and poets that significantly shaped the way they think about poetry and feminism. A must read.

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A message to journalists reporting on violence

"I’ve been writing about the erasure of men’s violence against women in the media for over a decade now. I’ve written articles, started the FixedIt social media campaign, studied it university and written a book about it. So, I guess by now you could almost call it an obsession."

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“Real love is justice, and I owe it to the matriarchs who came before me”

Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts is a proud Bundjalung woman, storyteller and activist. At a young age, she made a lifetime commitment to addressing the over-representation of Aboriginal children in custody and Out of Home Care. In this article, Vanessa muses on what International Women's Day means for her and the matriarchs who inspire her everyday.

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The video that got Froomes through lockdown

"It must have something to do with not being able to go outside. Instead of discovering new places, we’ve resorted to digging around in the bowels of YouTube, unearthing oldies and goodies; reliving a past that feels unbelievably out of reach."

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Watch: Brazen Hussies Panel Talk

Catch up on 'Brazen Hussies Panel Talk', a Zoom panel talk including Brazen Hussies director Catherine Dwyer; Dr. Emma Fulu (executive director, the Equality Institute); and Christina Hobbs (CEO, Verve Super); moderated by Mary Crooks AO (executive director, Victorian Women's Trust).

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