AFL 1, Parliament 0

By |2019-08-21T19:03:18+10:00June 11th, 2016|Opinion|

Originally published on WFEA.org.au. The announcement by Senator Nova Peris of her retirement from Parliament after serving just one term – three short years – should be greeted with universal sadness and regret. An outstanding candidate. A high achiever in her own right as an Olympic Gold Medalist and an OAM,  Peris’s entrance into parliament was not through the traditional pathway of service to the [...]

Promoting Female Experts in the Media

By |2019-08-22T16:42:49+10:00August 17th, 2013|Opinion, Orijen News|

We just came across The Women's Room, and loved the concept so much we just had to share the website with you. In their words: For two days in a row, in October 2012, the Today program ran a segment on a female issue. On both days, the issue was discussed exclusively by men. The BBC claimed that they had been unable to find female experts [...]

The Anger Is Palpable and I’m Celebrating!

By |2019-08-22T17:19:30+10:00July 5th, 2013|Opinion, Orijen News|

By Jenny Morris, CEO of The Orijen Group I have just returned from the 100 Women of Influence breakfast at Westpac and the anger in the room about the sexist treatment of Julia Gillard was palpable. No matter what your political persuasion, no-one would want to be, or have their daughters exposed to such personal, sustained, gender-based vitriol. The gender equity changes achieved by the women's [...]