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Queen Vic newsletter – Issue #18

July 2017

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Getting the help you really need when you need it

A new, free online tool, Gather My Crew was launched at the QVWC last week. It has been designed to help people through times of crisis by linking them to their support networks. It helps those who are having difficult … Continue reading

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Digilantism: when women refuse to play nice

By Amy Gray Back in the day, I had in-laws who were confounded by my love of having a barney over women’s rights and the troubling realisation I didn’t consider men supreme. They’d whisper to friends and family “Amy is … Continue reading

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There is power in a Union

By Nayuka Gorrie For a long time I didn’t feel so good about unions but not because I was conservative. My Mum was a police officer with the Queensland Police Service from 2002 until 2012. Only a few years into … Continue reading

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Queen Vic newsletter – Issue #17

June 2017

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Women of Colour are Superheroes Too

                            By Yen-Rong Wong DC’s film Wonder Woman has been released, highly anticipated since DC announced it was in the works about a year ago. From all … Continue reading

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Saving up for the cost of womanhood

                      By Amy Gray Last month’s article “The Cost of Womanhood” by Jane Gilmore resonated with our readers and spread like wildfire across social media. It also prompted a lot … Continue reading

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Queen Vic newsletter – Issue #16

May 2017

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Put a Feminist on it: why I’m sick of feminist fashion

                      By Amy Gray As a writer, I’m a huge fan of window shopping: it combines the thrill of looking at things you can’t afford with the excitement of not … Continue reading

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The cost of womanhood

                By Jane Gilmore The official gender pay gap in Australia is 16% (Workplace Gender Equality Agency). That seemingly small number adds up to a gigantic difference between men and women, especially as … Continue reading

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