Category Archives: war on Women

Stopping Home Grown Terrorists: Domestic Violence Re-defined

Yesterday, Prime Minister Tony Abbott addressed the National Press Club. Predictably his speech contained warnings of ‘Islamic death cult”, terrorism, downed planes and the ongoing need for increased surveillance. Scare & fear politics at its best. There were many important … Continue reading

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Another Woman Died To-day

    Remembering women who have lost their lives to domestic violence.     Another Woman  Today another woman died and not on a foreign field and not with a rifle strapped to her backand not with a large defense … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott A Feminist …Delusional Thinking

Delusional: Having false or unrealistic beliefs or opinions I have to wonder if the public announcement by Prime Minister Tony Abbott that he is a “feminist” was a ploy to win over women or a ‘stuff you’ moment to the … Continue reading

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We’re Dying To Be Heard

I have often found it interesting to see what grabs media attention and what doesn’t. All sorts of “trivia” can be elevated to the status of “current affairs” while other more serious issues hit the cutting floor. In recent times, … Continue reading

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Australian Women Deserve Better

Presenting Australia’s Minister for Women’s Affairs…Tony Abbott On the day that Tony Abbott is sworn in as Australia’s 28th Prime Minister, Australian women are informed he will be assuming responsibility for Women’s Affairs rather than appoint a specific woman as … Continue reading

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Knock Knock Knocking on Abbott’s Door

So the coalition is to begin its first term governing for “all” Australians by thumbing their noses at 50% of the population….women. Tony Abbott’s cabinet will include one women, Julie Bishop. Tony Abbott said he was “obviously disappointed that there … Continue reading

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OK. Time to use my gender card!

Well I knew the day would come when I would need to call on that wonderful card that all women possess.The Gender Card. Mind you the instructions that came with mine say “only to be used in emergencies or you will be … Continue reading

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