Words from IWD: Amanda Parkinson

Amanda Parkinson spoke at the Sydney IWD picnic this year. She has kindly agreed to share her speech here for anyone who missed it or wants to enjoy it again. You can check out other speeches from the day here and here. When I was asked to speak, I set out to explain all the … Continue reading

Words from IWD: Elizabeth Mora

Elizabeth Mora spoke at the Sydney IWD picnic this year. She has kindly agreed to share her speech here for anyone who missed it or wants to enjoy it again. You can check out another speech from the day here. The artwork in the featured image is also an Elizabeth Mora original. Good Morning everyone, … Continue reading

F member names the problem (Corina talks activism)

This is the the written version of the speech given by F Collective member Corina Backhouse at the International Women’s Day Picnic last Saturday March 10. She’s kindly agreed to have it published here, so please enjoy her words.  I was born on International Women’s Day 25 years ago. Thankfully, despite this nice alignment of … Continue reading

The IWD picnic in photos

The International Women’s Day community picnic was held on Saturday, and was a roaring success. We started out with a Welcome to Country from Bronwyn Penrith of Mudgin-gal Women’s Group. The theme of the day was the future of feminism, and all speakers and performers were age 25 and under. Christine, who also runs the … Continue reading