The image of the laconic Aussie bloke saying ‘Fair go mate’ is one that many Australian’s are familiar with. We even had a Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, who famously first used a variant of the phrase: ‘fair shake of the sauce bottle’ in 2006. Well now its my time to echo our 26th Prime Minister and say ‘fair shake of the sauce bottle’, because whilst many of us love Australian bush slang and phraseology, it seems that it doesn’t translate to providing women in Australia an actual fair go. Read More
You Can’t Be What You Can’t See. Right? I’m in absolute admiration mode for these two women who have embarked upon an ambitious and very worthwhile campaign to correctly rewrite history and rightly enshrine women in our history books. Read More
Women’s networking groups and events often get a bad rap. My response to the detractors of women’s networking groups is to give it a go, before you criticise. You just never know who you might meet and gain wisdom from.
How do you create a social enterprise that compassionately distributes dignity? Get yourself a vision board, believe in yourself and make it happen says Rochelle Courtney, founder of Share the Dignity. Read More
Reaching the top of your game and becoming ‘highly influential’ in your field is what many aspire to. Like with many things in life, we paint a picture of what it would be like to hold true influence and power in our field – the things we could do, the money we could make, the way we could change the world. Read More
It’s undeniable that in many ways we have come a tremendous long way with female empowerment. From the beginnings of the women’s rights movement through to 2018, we’ve achieved a great deal however, we still have a long way to go. Read More
When I was growing up, my Mum used to say “If you haven’t got something nice to say, then say nothing at all.”
Put another way, just because you can say it, write it, post it, doesn’t mean you should. Read More