Presently in Australia, a man represents women’s rights in federal politics. Prime Minister Tony Abbott is the women’s minister of his Liberal cabinet... Australian foreign minister, Julie Bishop, is one of only two females in Abbott’s cabinet... What does the structure of cabinet tell the rest of Australia about the role of men and women in political decision-making?
The GST [Goods and Services Tax] labels sanitary items as luxury goods, rendering them taxable... taxing sanitary items under the “luxury” bracket insults the bodily integrity and value of Australian women...
Oct 2012: By Claire Poyser - "The most concerning aspect of some of the media coverage of Jill Meagher was the fact that many reporters found reasons to blame Jill herself for the abduction..."
Aug 2012: By Olivia Chan - "Despite the publicity asylum seekers receive in the news... do we, the people of Australia directly affected by these decisions, actually know what is happening around us?"