The decision by the City of Fremantle to dispense with the customary Australia Day festivities on January 26 has garnered national attention. Following the urging of local Indigenous leaders, the council recently announced it would shift the celebrations by two days to January 28.
Equity & Equality
Today is Equal Pay Day. Technically it is the day on which average earnings for women ‘catch up’ to what men made in the last financial year.
Earlier this year, I visited Federation University to partake in the ritual get-together of Australian historians: the Australian Historical Association annual conference. Each July, around 500 historians converge upon a nominated university, and spend a week sharing research, catching up with colleagues and drinking too much coffee.
NAIDOC Week or ‘National Aboriginal and Islanders Day of Observance Committee’ is this week!
Does the gender pay gap exist for kids? ABC news asked Australian kids what they think.
We’d all like to think boys and girls are born into this world with an equal shot at life. But for girls, there’s plenty of evidence to suggest the odds aren’t in their favour.
Behaviour change programs for domestically violent men are designed to address abusive and violent behaviour. Unlike anger management programs, the focus is on changing the perpetrator’s desire to control his partner by targeting his attitudes and behaviours.
WOMEN earn on average $285 less per week than men and retire with an average of $90,000 less in superannuation.