2020 is one month old, but five women have already met their end. In the majority of cases, they knew the aggressor. There has been very little national discussion about it. Why?
I was asked to address my hardship in order to qualify for a grant. While I missed out, I did learn about my own privilege.
Despite our best intentions, the gap between the women’s movement in this country bridged by white privilege is fundamentally flawed. And we’re all guilty of it. Including myself.
A recent trip to the middle of Australia made me realise something about our national stereotype, while we are entranced by the idea of the simple life, who in their right mind wants it?
More and more, we’re opting for a holiday away from ourselves. In other words, a detox from our connected lives.