Category Archives: women

“I believe in people power” – Introducing Amelia Telford

I first knew I had to meet Amelia Telford when I walked into a tea shop in the northern rivers of NSW last year during a holiday with my husband. I was soon chatting with the shop owner about the … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Australian Politics

You may have missed it if you are outside of Sydney, but local station 2UE took radio to new lows with a sketch last week. It pertained to be a recording of the Australian Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young having an … Continue reading

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Is America Fundamentally Broken?

I wasn’t supposed to go to Chicago. My flight to get to Netroots Nation was booked from DC to Minneapolis, with 20 minutes to change in Chicago O’Hare International airport. But arriving at the airport, the first leg has been … Continue reading

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Women Climate Campaigners: 7 Tips for Rocking Our Male-Dominated Profession

I was astonished recently by Zero Emission’s recent forum in Sydney. It was a high profile, well-organized and fantastic forum that packed out Sydney Town Hall. Yet every single speaker was male. 5 male speakers and 1 male MC. How … Continue reading

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