Men and women of Australia forget how PM Whitlam’s government changed the life of females in Oz forever: Gough’s women’s advisor, Elizabeth Reid, reminds us the rage needs to continue. 25 June 2015
Some women who appear to be criminals are actually coerced into crime as victims of traffickers, says barrister Felicity Gerry, who calls for changed attitudes throughout the legal system. 14 May 2015
From now, women can rank above their brothers to rule over England…and hold sway over Australia. But, of course, they must be Protestant not Catholic (or Hindu) women. 27 March 2015
Don Dunstan, the man who put the Swing into the ’60s in South Australia, was a reformist who achieved profound change after years of deep-seated conservatism. 26 Dec 2014
A foolish, lazy parliament refuses to safeguard rights to our own genes, putting Australian women at distinct disadvantage to American women in testing for breast cancer. 26 Nov 2014
Most people of a certain age have a Gough Whitlam story: here’s a couple more anecdotes from the quick quips and after-dinner range. Vale. 27 Oct 2014
MPs – and the PM – should be wary of banning Australians from their own Parliament House because of their choice of clothing, CLA has joined others in warning. 2 Oct 2014
Sometimes, conservative governments can introduce liberties and rights that governments of the left can’t, Prof George Williams says. We should hold out hope for progress under PM Abbott.
Can we use genetic testing to make day-to-day decisions? Recent reports on DNA-driven dating fuel misunderstandings about what genetic predisposition actually means, writes Tim Vines.
A parliament committee, examining justice reinvestment in Australia, has produced the latest statistics on our prison system. It costs more than $300 a day to keep a prisoner in jail, and more than $600 a day to keep a juvenile in detention. Taxpayers d…