We cannot achieve diversity by replacing white men with white women

We are two women. Both women of colour, both lawyers, both who have collectively put in a couple of thousands of hours of volunteer work for our communities. Both have had to work hard to create a space for ourselves. One is the first woman of South Asian background to be elected the Vice President … Read more

I was 12 when Julia Gillard was PM. I’m now ashamed of what I said at the time

I, like many women around Australia this week, watched the documentary Strong Female Lead detailing Julia Gillard’s term as Australia’s first female Prime Minister and the abhorrent sexism she endured at the hands of fellow politicians, the media and the broader Australian public. And I, like many Australian women, found myself yelling at the television, … Read more