High Court decision on Safe Access Zones

The High Court of Australia has delivered a landmark ruling confirming the constitutional validity of legislation establishing safe access zones in Victoria and Tasmania. Continue reading

Election Day called

It's official: May 18th 2019 will be federal election day. Join our movement for gender equity, support more progressive Labor women into parliament. Volunteer on a local campaign to make it happen. 

Labor Women's Budget Statement

The Coalition government scrapped the annual Women's Budget Statement so this morning the Australian Labor Party delivered their own casting a crucial gendered lens on the budget to analyse its impact on women.  Continue reading

International Day For The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination

On this day 59 years ago police killed 69 people at a peaceful anti-apartheid demonstration in Sharpesville, South Africa. Six years later in 1966 the UN declared March 21st as the International Day For The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination. Continue reading

EMILY’s List Mentoring goes international 

In January I was fortunate to travel to Myanmar as adviser to an International Women’s Development Agency program which matched six Australian women Members of Parliament with six Myanmar MPs. The Program is based on the EMILY’s List Mentoring Model.  Continue reading