The Future of Women CEOs in Australia
During a recent internship, I interviewed a female CEO for International Women’s Day. She said the glass ceiling in Australia has not shattered, but there are a few fractures in it. After talking with this inspiring woman, I began to give thought to how I will carve my career as […]
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LETS: building community resilience through local economies
Governance isn’t the only thing that is being taken into the hands of civil society. In Australia, the entire premise of the market system is also being reworked. If the state reneges on its promise to provide basic services, the opposite effect will happen – people will start taking things […]
Aye and G’day, Ready to Break Away?
From Syria to Tunisia to Scotland, people seem to be taking political processes into their own hands. Are we shifting from a heavy reliance on those who once ruled and held complete power to building governance from the bottom-up? If given the opportunity to do the same, would Australia take […]
A Date with Private Welfare
It was pretty delightful, the time we spent together was indescribable. Mr Welfare had really committed, promised me that he was there to support me describing himself as “responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provides access to social, health and other payments and services.” So I thought, […]
Learning to dance the waltz in Australia?
Known as the unofficial anthem of Australia, ‘Waltzing Matilda‘ is a song we learn from a young age. The title gives the impression of a woman named Matilda who dances. It’s a little more complicated however, I assure you. Waltzing Matilda is a bush ballad written about the life of […]