October 19, 2011 17 Comments
Here is a draft alternative media release for Jenny Macklin -- what she should have said as a response to the current consultation rather than harping on about truancy and grog.
October 6, 2011
This was the tax forum where the fairness agenda was lost, at least from the government side.
October 3, 2011 3 Comments
It appears social and gender equity will be well down the tax forum agenda.
September 20, 2011 1 Comment
The ABS has again produced data that shows women are lagging badly behind men in one of the pillars of our retirement income. This is because our highly subsidised superannuation system is based on pre-retirement earnings.
September 9, 2011 11 Comments
One of the failures of feminism has been our inability to change the culture of most workplaces.
August 26, 2011 5 Comments
Today the Productivity Commission releases its latest report on Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage, which shows only 13 of 45 measures showed any improvement and seven went backwards.
August 22, 2011 17 Comments
As many women’s groups gear up for the annual unequal payday commiseration, more statistics emerge that suggest the gap may be going backwards, or, at best, is stuck.
August 19, 2011 3 Comments
A new research report, which has sought the views of more than 180 women in the NT, raises questions about income management’s level of support or perceptions of benefit.
August 12, 2011 10 Comments
Much of the debate over the UK riots has focused on the particulars of today and the recent past. They miss the wider implications of the effect of changes to the public ethos over the past few decades.
June 24, 2011 6 Comments
A new consultation process on more intervention proposals does not please the many critics of the current version’s costly failures.