Suppression Orders or Why transparency matters (8 min read)

Suppression orders very rarely protect victims. In a post #metoo world, after that awful Royal Commission, we need to be looking at this system of enforced secrecy which forces victims to carry the crimes in their heads forever. We need to question how keeping the secrets of guilty people has contributed to Australia’s sickening history of institutional abuse.

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Why I have a ‘feminist killjoy’ tattoo: the consequences and value of visible feminism

The other day I was having a conversation about Beyonce’s feminist credentials when the topic of labels came up. ‘If you need to label yourself,’ a very smart woman in the conversation said, ‘then maybe you’re not really that thing.’ At the time I nodded, yes, this makes sense. But the more I mulled it […]

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