Women are tired. Tired of systemic barriers, harassment and unconscious bias. Amid all this exhaustion it’s humbling to remember the women who walked so we could run — like Edith Cowan.
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
The WA Liberal leader has called for a review of the WA Government’s Ministerial Code of Conduct, following claims of bullying and harassment from a former staffer who worked for the Deputy Premier.
Joe Spagnolo and John Flint
Women MPs are making great strides but there is still a long way to go before the balance of power between the sexes is equal. Here, seven women in WA politics talk about their hopes for the future.
British pop star Rita Ora has headlined a new-look Mardi Gras parade that focused on costumes, puppetry and props at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Andi Yu and Miranda Forster
A dedicated staffer who worked for Deputy Premier Roger Cook says she was sacked after suffering bullying, harassment and inappropriate comments about her disability within the Labor party.
When a Hells Angel made headlines for bashing Nick Martin at a bar soon before the Rebels boss was assassinated, the man was a mystery. But Dayne Brajkovich’s story is literally written on his face.
Police have again appealed for help ahead of the long weekend as an investigation continues into the disappearance of campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay.
Habits Australians made during the pandemic including ordering food delivery and avoiding public transport have stuck as the nation continues to recover.
A former Victorian factory worker has become the first Australian to have her WorkCover claim for lupus linked to silica dust exposure accepted, lawyers say.
A parliamentary inquiry has called on the Victorian government to increase the availability of affordable, long-term housing to help combat homelessness.
Abortion advocates have welcomed the passage of laws to decriminalise the procedure in South Australia.
The company which owns a UK holiday park chain has been accused of racial discrimination after excluding members of a nomadic community of Irish Travellers.
Members of the Chinese-Australian community differ widely in their views on several political and international topics, the Lowy Institute has found.
Protesters say they will march down Sydney's Oxford St before the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday despite concerns from NSW police.
A society can be judged by the way it treats its most vulnerable members. So why does Australia treat its older people as expensive and inconvenient burden, to be looked after as cheaply as possible?
Steven Irwin, Kath and Kim, a roast dinner and surfing or swimming are a few of Australia's favourite things, a new survey conducted by ING found.
The WA Liberals say decade-old online comments about the ‘homosexual lobby’ and climate change by one of the party’s Upper House candidates ‘in no way reflect’ his current views.
They rubbish humanities, despite most of them having arts degrees, they whinge about welfare but have always been able to afford milk. No wonder they couldn’t keep their offices safe for their staff.
Tom Penglis’ privileged life came crashing down when he was jailed for drug offences at 22. The people he met and the things he saw, have led to a mission to reform our failing justice system.
The Premier has urged Rio Tinto to investigate claims of bullying and sexism on mine sites following a West Australian report by a whistleblower who was sacked after complaining about harassment.
WA has seen rapid growth in the type of school that accommodates students who have been kicked out of public schools where staff live in fear and violent attacks are ‘the tip of the iceberg’.
Bethany Hiatt & Rhianna Mitchell
Stabbed, bashed and even raped — this is the grim reality for guards at Perth’s toughest prisons. A former prison officer speaks about how the job changed him and why workers desperately need help.
Timed toilet breaks, shared PPE, poor pay and public humiliation. This is what it’s like being a quarantine security guard — one of the last lines of defence between the public and the coronavirus.
A whistleblower who raised the alarm about a culture of sexist bullying and harassment on Rio Tinto mine sites has spoken out after she was let go after making the report.
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