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Why the AFLW matters, and not just to women

Why the AFLW matters, and not just to women

Sally WhyteFeb 3, 20172 Comments

There are just eight teams in the first women’s league. One day there will be 18, just like the men’s league, and the women will get paid so well they don’t have to work second jobs.

Equal pay and health insurance? I'd like to see that

Equal pay and health insurance? I'd like to see that

Angus SmithJan 25, 20174 Comments

The AFL Women's league is drawing crowds, but the players will be paid only a fraction of what their male counterparts are, writes freelance journalist Angus Smith.

What the wait staff see at the Spring Racing Carnival

What the wait staff see at the Spring Racing Carnival

Anthea BatsakisNov 1, 20164 Comments

Crikey intern Anthea Batsakis worked as a waitress in a high-end marquee at last year's Cup Carnival. And the glamorous sheen wears off pretty quickly.

Pauline Hanson mutates into a perversely relatable Halloween horror on Cup day

Pauline Hanson mutates into a perversely relatable Halloween horror on Cup day

Helen RazerNov 1, 201620 Comments

As much as I’d like to believe I have even less in common with that banshee than I do with the patrons of the Melbourne Cup, I concede Hanson's confusion is also mine, writes Helen Razer.

Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

Denham SadlerOct 31, 20169 Comments

An anti-horse racing group is circumventing traditional advertisers to get its message out to the public, freelance journalist Denham Sadler.

Postecoglou deflates Turnbull's AFL diplomacy

Postecoglou deflates Turnbull's AFL diplomacy

Sally WhyteOct 19, 20164 Comments

By all means use sport as soft diplomacy, says the Socceroos coach. But it should be the round ball game.

How to survive a grand final BBQ when you know nothing about football

How to survive a grand final BBQ when you know nothing about football

Sally WhyteSep 30, 20165 Comments

"Sportsball" is incorrect. Let's clear that one up right away.

Reasons to support the Bulldogs that have nothing to do with sport

Reasons to support the Bulldogs that have nothing to do with sport

Sally WhyteSep 28, 201611 Comments

Why you should go for the Doggies on Saturday, as written by a dyed-in-the-wool Bombers fan.

Failed experiment GWS Giants the elephant in the change room

Failed experiment GWS Giants the elephant in the change room

Adam SchwabSep 26, 201619 Comments

The AFL has thrown its (financial) weight behind the Giants. But what has it got to show for it?

Sisters are doing it for a fraction of the pay: how much are our female athletes earning?

Sisters are doing it for a fraction of the pay: how much are our female athletes earning?

Sally WhyteSep 19, 201610 Comments

If you are a female athlete, which sport will pay you a living wage?

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