December 2021 - January 2022: It’s mid afternoon on a humid, rain-punctuated day in early November when Dr Helen Haines swings her bright orange Mazda – affectionately known as the “Orange Rocket” – into the parking lot at Barnawartha Primary, a little school of 45 children in north-east Victoria. From the boot, Haines, the independent … Continue reading Declaration of independents
Sis we’ve got your back
ABC Radio National 'Background Briefing' 12th June 2016 When Indigenous leader Roy 'Dootch' Kennedy was finally jailed for 17 years for his sex crimes, the women who stood up for his victim were pilloried and harassed. Bronwyn Adcock investigates. FULL PROGRAM
The Sisterhood of the Super Wealthy
New Matilda 16th February 2010 Just before she married, Helen LaKelly Hunt’s father called her fiancé into his study for a two-hour, closed-door meeting. She was told later it was to discuss her "financial situation", something no one had ever spoken to her about. As the daughter of one of America’s richest men — Texan … Continue reading The Sisterhood of the Super Wealthy
Iran: Women’s Taxi Company
"Iran: Women's Taxi Company"
Dateline, SBS Television. 25th April 2007
Take a ride with the newly formed "Women's Taxi Company" in Tehran. On board with a female driver and only female passengers, you'll get a glimpse of the daily lives and challenges faced by Iranian women.