It’s time to even out the field for the benefit of Australian consumers, says Louise Petschler, CEO, Customer Owned Banking Association.READ MORE
Something dirty happened in Australian politics in March, 2011: a line was crossed that stained our political culture. Public decency in public debate was trashed that autumn day in Canberra when sexually demeaning signs about the nation’s Prime Minister were held high and prominent before the cameras - Ditch the Witch, JuLiar, Bob Brown’s Bitch. The then opposition leader Tony Abbott and two senior female Liberal MPs stood on the dais in front of the crude placards.
In a new book, Gravity, by Gold Walkley award-winning journalist and former Victorian government minister Mary Delahunty, Julia Gillard speaks frankly for the first time about the significance of these gendered attacks on her authority as PM, and reveals her hurt and surprise that so many commentators and citizens stayed silent. This extract gives an insight into how the scenario impacted her.READ MORE
There’s more to Australia’s customer-owned financial institutions than meets the eye, COBAs chief executive argues Louise Petschler.READ MORE
SPONSORED POST In undergraduate degrees, women outnumber men. But when it comes to MBAs, there is a clear and concerning gender imbalance in the other direction. The Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) recognises this is an issue, and is on a mission to become the first business school ranked in the top 100 in […]READ MORE
Brought to you by Harper Bernays The Hare and the Tortoise, one of Aesop’s better known fables, tells the story of a Hare who ridicules a slow-moving Tortoise and is challenged by the tortoise to a race. The hare soon leaves the tortoise behind and, confident of winning, takes a nap midway through the course. […]READ MORE
It’s great to have flexibility at work — especially if you have a family to raise. But unless you take care, time you spend away from the office could see you facing a super gap when the time comes to retire. In recent years, flexibility in the workplace has really taken off, as employers have […]READ MORE