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Frances Abbott scholarship: Corner PM for answers or his daughter?

23 May2014
I don’t know about you, but I am one of those daggy old fashioned types that honestly feel that ‘family’ of high profile people should always be off limits to media and in turn, we the public. Read More...

Break the Silence - Heal the Pain

28 Apr2014
We all experience times in our lives when a range of issues and events coalesce to prompt us to act, or react. The last couple of weeks have been like that for me, and probably for many other women as well. Read More...

Unhand that Women's Service Sir!

28 Apr2014
I had already started to write about Family Violence before I became aware of the decision of the NSW State government to put Women’s Refuge services out to tender. This decision seems frighteningly irrespon [...] Read More...

Domestic Violence, it’s not getting better and it is my fault

21 Apr2014
Women like me hinder Domestic Violence getting a higher profile. It is shameful to admit, I don’t have data to back it up, but my gut tells me it is so. Yes, obviously the white ribbon campaigns matter, hell [...] Read More...

Queensland needs an Upper House and bi-partisan CMC & PCMC

05 Apr2014
Queensland, unlike other states in this country does not have an upper house such as a Senate, this is called a ‘Unicameral Legislature’, again, a terminology I have found in recent times, is unknown by many [...] Read More...

Finally! @YaThinkN's inner #Bigot has a chance to fly free with the repeal of #18C

25 Mar2014
Alrighty, I am all for free speech. Hell, even ripe speech, you should hear me when a neighbour turns his chain saw or dreaded leaf-blower on early Sunday morning, my speech will be flowing very freely. As an [...] Read More...

Being homeless doesn’t mean you are a bludger

21 Mar2014
One person I have met & had her famous ‘BBQ’ is Kath. Both an enjoyable & educational afternoon for me & I thank Kath for her hospitality. We will most definitely be partaking of it again. Read More...

My Broadband vs Reality

20 Feb2014
Mr Broadband aka Malcolm Turnbull the Federal Member for Wentworth and our esteemed Minister for Communications did a press conference this afternoon. I don't have the written transcript of the press conference [...] Read More...

Why is Twitter always the bad guy?

15 Feb2014
How often have you seen a TV Presenter or Journalist in particular complain about nastiness online, it is nearly always Facebook & Twitter who are targeted, just ask the Daily Telegraph... ;-) So many celebrities [...] Read More...

$200 Marriage Counselling voucher is offensive & smells to me

23 Jan2014
Reading the news this morning and coming across “Federal Government offers newlyweds $200 voucher to attend marriage counselling” I nearly choked on my coffee, I thought when that was suggested prior to the [...] Read More...

Real Life or Twitter, a Grub is a Grub

25 Nov2013
Everybody loves to bash Social Media, particularly Twitter, everyone from media talking heads, politicians & sportsmen to B Grade celebrities have had their say in print media & television decrying the nastiness [...] Read More...

She’ll be right... Not!

29 Oct2013
Question: Your kid or partner was stung by something that swelled really quickly & looked nasty, what would you do? Answer: Immediately go to Doctor as something about the situation just did not sit ‘right’ [...] Read More...

#FFSF Warren Mundine's racist tweet is beyond the pale

04 Oct2013
I will start with a statement: “I despise racism, homophobia, religious intolerance, sexism, you name it... I honestly fail to comprehend how human beings cannot be respectful of each other FULL STOP.” I do [...] Read More...

When did we become complacent and take our eye off the ball?

18 Sep2013
What saddens me more is that there is very little outrage about this situation? Within 24 hours we had vague comments by the likes of David Speers on Sky which normally started with “The ALP have criticised.. [...] Read More...

Where are the 'Women of Merit'?

16 Sep2013
The whole of Ms Gillard’s period of Prime Ministership after her now world famous Misogyny Speech we have been told that Mr Abbott does not have a “Woman Problem”. No, No, No, I have been told many times [...] Read More...
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