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#BettyInBronze: inside the campaign to commemorate Betty Wilson

#BettyInBronze: inside the campaign to commemorate Betty Wilson

There are 59 known bronze statues of male cricketers in Australia, and none of women. It's time for that to change.

Bracing for the backlash to women’s sport

Bracing for the backlash to women’s sport

Despite its successes, the AFLW is in the midst of a wave of ugly backlash and controversy. The attacks are dispiriting and unjust, but is this just the price of progress?

Women’s cricket scores some cracking ratings

Women’s cricket scores some cracking ratings

Thanks to a very savvy programming decision, Seven's first cricket broadcast smashed it over the weekend. But that wasn't the only notable first.

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

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

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.

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?

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

Aussies tell pollsters they love women’s sport, but few tune in

Aussies tell pollsters they love women’s sport, but few tune in

Do Australians really love women's sport? The viewership numbers do not bear this out.

Media waltz right past Matildas, showering loser Socceroos with love

Media waltz right past Matildas, showering loser Socceroos with love

The Matildas have consistently outperformed the Socceroos -- but you wouldn't know it from the pitiful media coverage they get, writes freelance journalist Brihony Tulloch.

Want drug-free athletes? Give women’s sport a go

Want drug-free athletes? Give women’s sport a go

The furore over drug use in (male) sports creates an opportunity for women -- ignored by the media and sponsors -- to win more attention. Crikey publisher and Netball Australia director Marina Go makes the case.