I Think Its High Time To Legislate For Greater Diversity

I am calling on leaders in politics, sport, business and society to get real and halt the glaring social, economic and workplace inequity for women in Australia. Read More

The Changing Face of Women’s Sport

At the start of 2019, the discrepancy in funding and coverage, and the impact of this on sports participation is once again on the agenda for sports associations nationwide. With many sports suffering from decades of underfunding, the women’s game attitudes are now changing to try to draw in not only young and ambitious players, but also supporters and fans. Read More

This Is The Female Twilight Zone. So how do I escape?

I want my daughter and all the other women who come after me, never to have to enter The Female Twilight Zone. The Female Twilight Zone harms women and it harms Australia, economically, socially and politically. Read More

What Do You Believe About Women, Work and Money?

What Do You Believe About Women, Work and Money? I know the gender pay gap is real. It starts early. It persists throughout a woman’s life. It harms her. Especially when she becomes a woman over 50. It is not a myth. Its reality for too many women. Read More

Why Asking For a Fair Go Is Risky and How to Solve It.

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?

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

The Unique Wonderful World of Womens Networking

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.
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How To Create a Dignity First Social Enterprise

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

It’s a Long Way to the Top of the Influencer Game

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

Its Time to Talk About Freedom, Empowerment and Equality.

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