My review of Every Secret Thing by Marie Munkara
Leeanne Enoch to be First Indigenous Woman in Queensland Parliament
Some of the best news to come out of the Queensland election is that Leeanne Enoch has just secured victory in her Brisbane seat. The new MP for Algester won for Labor, making her the first female Indigenous MP in Queensland…. Read More ›
2015 Australian Women Writers Challenge Review – Too Flash by Melissa Lucashenko
My review of Too Flash by Melissa Lucashenko
2015 Australian Women Writers Challenge Review – MumShirl: an autobiography with the assistance of Bobbi Sykes
My review of MumShirl: an autobiography with the assistance of Bobbi Sykes
2015 Australian Women Writers Challenge Review – Maralinga: The Anangu Story
My review of Maralinga: The Anangu Story
Kelly Briggs on the Race Conversation We Need to Have
Gomeroi author, blogger and activist Kelly Briggs recently wrote in the Guardian’s Comment is Free of the pressing need for white feminists in Australia to talk seriously about race.
Attack on Aboriginal Community in Broome
Yesterday someone threw a bomb out of a car at a group of Aboriginal people at the One Mile Community in Broome, in Western Australia. Four people were injured, one seriously. Can you find it in the news?
Friday Hoyden: Deborah Mailman
Deborah Mailman has been one of Australia’s most beloved actors for a couple of decades now, despite managing to look twenty only recently in the Sapphires.
The 62nd Down Under Feminists Carnival
This is the 62nd monthly Down Under Feminists Carnival. This edition of the carnival gathers together June 2013 feminist posts from writers living in Australia and New Zealand.
National Cultural Policy launched
Yesterday, the Minister for the Arts unveiled Australia’s new National Cultural Policy.
“Creative Australia, the Australian Government’s 2013 national cultural policy, celebrates Australia’s strong, diverse and inclusive culture. It describes the essential role arts and culture play in the life of every Australian and how creativity is central to Australia’s economic and social success: a creative nation is a productive nation.”