Lost in love – not a chance

Love was all around the Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Town Hall this week as Anne Summers interviewed Julia Gillard about her time as Australia’s first female Prime Minister. But the loving surrounds never masked the brutal reality of Gillard’s experiences nor the need for women to keep raising their voices and demanding equal rights.

Missed opportunity

Why do some highly experienced and qualified women in the Coalition feel they don’t merit more powerful roles in Federal Government? Since Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced his 19-person Cabinet last week, these women have been defending a line-up that only includes one woman: Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop. Bishop agrees with their stance, saying she […]