Feminism and the terrifying dependency of children

For Australian women of my generation, many issues of structural gender inequality can seem far removed from their daily experiences and, thus, difficult to relate to. Many civil rights, which were only recently (and only partially) achieved, are easily taken […]

Another child protection inquiry in Victoria

Ted Baillieu has announced a judicial inquiry into child protection in Victoria, complete with “policy implemented” faux-stamp on the media release. So the policy was to have a review. Great. Didn’t the Rudd government get mocked mercilessly for this? More […]