Women

September 20, 2013

Women leaders in Federal Parliament

I am really disappointed at the absence of women in Cabinet positions in the new Liberal Government in Canberra.  My disappointment is because I am tired of having to justify […]
October 4, 2013

Banning Mini-Miss Beauty Pageants – Right or Wrong?

France’s Upper House of Parliament, the Senate, recently made a very interesting decision to ban ‘Mini-Miss’ beauty pageants as part of its gender equality bill.  The argument presented was concerned […]
January 22, 2014

The grief that knows no limits

I listened to a story on the radio yesterday about a woman who was searching for her baby who had died at birth and had been buried without trace. An […]
January 26, 2014

Speaking of transparency and accountability

I continue to be alarmed and concerned at the lack of information that our Governments deems appropriate for us as its citizens, to be given over its treatment, in our […]
April 1, 2014

How Discriminatory are the Awards and Honours We Give Ourselves?

The debate about Tony Abbott’s decision to reintroduce a new class of awards into the Honours list has evoked much humour and some of the best quotes of the week […]
December 28, 2017

Women and Justice in Leadership

I have been reflecting on the extraordinary and unexpectedly comprehensive understanding that has emerged from the universally shared experience of women from around the world following on from a third Leadership […]
December 19, 2020

The Voices of Women in Advent

Legend suggests Mary was not the first person to be asked to be the God-bearer, but rather she was the first person to say ‘yes’.  We are reminded in this […]
June 10, 2022

Women and the Church!

The treatment of women in Australia and in parts of the Anglican Church continues to surprise and astonish all who watch the institutional Church.  This includes all the women who […]