This is the 92nd monthly Down Under Feminists Carnival. This edition of the carnival gathers together December 2015 writing of feminist interest by writers living in Australia and New Zealand.
Reminder: submit now for the 92nd Down Under Feminists Carnival! Email submissions to mary-carnival [at] puzzling [dot] org. Submissions must be of posts of feminist interest by writers from Australia and New Zealand that were published in December 2015.
Hoyden is welcoming the Down Under Feminists Carnival back for the eight time in January! Please submit December 2015 posts of feminist interest by authors in Australia or New Zealand.
This morning, Australia’s mandatory 2 year data retention regime began. Internet activity through Australian ISPs including mobile phone providers is now recorded.
The Matildas, the Australian women’s football team are currently on strike for a better pay deal. The wage gap between male and female players is staggering.
Data retention is coming to Australia very soon. “[Data retained] includes your name, address and other identifying information, your contract details, billing and payment information…”
Fetal personhood legislation progressing through parliament in NSW while failing in South Australia. Tasmania adopts Victoria-like access to legal abortion, but the campaign to repeal part of Victoria’s abortion access heats up. And the USA demonstrates the uses to which fetal personhood can be put.
A dedicated thread for election day commentary.