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The 2023 Budget: here’s the gender scrutiny

The National Foundation for Australian Women is an independent feminist organisation that carries a voice outside of party politics. As part of their advocacy work, NFAW publishes a Gender Lens Report that provides a comprehensive analysis of government policies and programs from a gender perspective. The report highlights areas where women may be

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Death and dying: A profound experience for prize winner

Sarah Holland-Batt’s poetry collection The Jaguar won the 2023 Stella Prize for Australian women’s and non-binary writers’ work. It’s an extraordinary and unexpected collection of poems, which confronts what it means to be mortal in an astonishing and deeply humane portrait of a father’s Parkinson’s Disease, and a daughter forged by grief.  BroadAgenda

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How schoolyards became boy yards

Many things mark the transition from primary to high school. New uniforms, larger canteens, different classroom structures and changing friendship groups are but a few of the many rites of passage when students move into high school.  But a big change is the secondary schoolyard. To the newly minted high

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