Opinion + Real Life

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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Reshaping our Modern World

Barbara Wertheim OAM (former commissioner for equal opportunity Victoria) on how the feminist movement changed the modern world.

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Safety First

"To me, safety is multifaceted and extends beyond what is tangible. It means different things to different people, yet it is a crucial part of all our lives. Safety is feeling held, seen, heard and respected."

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