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By Orlando on January 26, 2013
Wesley Enoch, Artistic Director of the Queensland Theatre Company, and always a wise voice from the Aboriginal community, wrote this about the significance of what we have chosen to commemorate today. I found it both insightful and moving, and (with his permission) wanted to share it:
By Orlando on September 27, 2012
Australia’s annual awards for public displays of sexism took place at NSW Parliament House last night. Gold below the fold.
By Lauredhel on January 29, 2009
The Ninth Edition of the Down Under Feminists Carnival is fast approaching! The deadline for submissions is the end of the month, so get your posts in before midnight Saturday.
By Guest Hoyden on August 8, 2008
I’m wondering if you could help me out here? I’m doing a write-up on feminist blogs and online communities for this
By tigtog on June 19, 2008
You’ll have that baby and like it, missy. Image credit: bewareofthegod.com ABC Online quotes him as saying the following yesterday: * that he moved the motion (to cut Medicare funding for abortions past 21 weeks gestation) as a matter of conscience because he could not allow funding of late-term abortions to go unchecked. * that [...]
By tigtog on May 12, 2008
Images from the Australian Antarctic Division’s online photo gallery from a 2006 exhibition: these are the Icebergs. There are also galleries for: * Animals * Auroras * Australians in Antarctica * Colours of Antarctica * Electron microscopy * Ice patterns * Moons and suns * Sea ice * Underwater The AAD has a few other [...]
By Lauredhel on May 12, 2008
[image source] We Australians aren’t really much for learning languages other than English. We’re quite comfy in our dominant language, and when travelling overseas – or to areas of Australia where English isn’t the vast-majority language – many of us expect others to cater to us linguistically, not the other way around. Via Jane Simpson’s [...]