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Wednesday 29 July 2015
Featured Feminism Health Politics

lessons from victoria’s royal commission into family violence

Eden Faithfull
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The Victorian Labor Government has commenced Australia’s first Royal Commission into Family Violence: the most dangerous and prevalent form of violence perpetrated against women. The newly released Terms of Reference task proposed commissioners – Patricia Faulkner, Chair of Jesuit Social Services and the National Health Performance Authority, and Tony Nicholson, Executive Director of the Brotherhood…
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Wednesday 30 October 2013

in brief: doctor slammed for personal anti-abortion campaign

Sarah Iuliano

A pro-life Victorian doctor has been cited by fellow professionals as enacting a personal campaign contradicting the state’s abortion laws. Dr Mark Hobart has refused to refer patients for an abortion based on his religious beliefs, construing his involvement as ‘accomplice to murder’. Victoria is the only state in Australia to allow abortion in the…
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Friday 20 September 2013
Art Arts

exhibition review: complete burning away (the ashes of kurt cobain)

Audrey K. Hulm
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  Complete Burning Away (The Ashes of Kurt Cobain) is an exhibition I recently had the privilege of spending a gruelling week installing at the La Trobe Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo. A punishing schedule of painting text from the floor, right over the arc of the ceiling until sometimes three or four am every day…
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Friday 28 June 2013
Art Arts

artist profile: maria richardson

Grace Carroll
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  Maria Richardson is an eclectic Geelong-based artist who makes vibrant artworks inspired by the Australian landscape, amongst others things. Recently, I had a chat with Maria to find out more about her work as she prepares for her first solo show in November. Can you tell me a little about your background? I was…
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