Editor's Note Easter Ed G’day, In this ‘Easter’ April edition of Sheilas, there’s lots on offer! Our two news pieces are from: - Rachel Ball from the Human Rights… Read More → Horacek! Horacek- long way baby Evolution? Our resident cartoonist Judy Horacek always manages to bring us a smile … or a smirk … and a good dose of reflection of challenges… Read More → Polly Ticks Victorian Womens Trust annual report 2010 Reading the Tea Leaves – WA Senate Rerun Sheilas Editor Sarah Capper looks at the results from the WA Senate rerun poll held earlier this month which should have ramifications for both major… Read More → News Rachel_smile_highres Women’s Safe Access to Reproductive Healthcare In 2008, abortion was removed from the Crimes Act in Victoria. It was a hugely significant step, after decades long campaigning and not-so-distant memories of… Read More → News moira The AFL v Tania Hird “I’m not a piece of cattle and I’m not an employee and I think it’s really offensive to suggest that I’d be hauled anywhere.”  When… Read More → A Bonza Sheila Switch in Time presenters A Bonza Lynne Haultain Lynne Haultain has a broadcasting background (with many fondly remembering her time behind the mic at the ABC) and has also a healthy active interest… Read More → Keeping It Reel ClareBowditch hat Big Hearted Smile   In this month’s Culture Club we talk to singer songwriter and Big Hearted Business (BHB) creator Clare Bowditch about BHB’s upcoming conference. In being… Read More → First Person isabelleface (2) Let’s Talk Post-Feminism when we’re Post-Patriarchy Isabelle Lane examines some recent political comments about feminism, managing to meld in some popular culture references as a point of contrast. From Le Tigre… Read More → Culture Club BHB (un-)Conference 2013 2 Big Hearted Clare Bowditch The very talented singer song-writer and actor Clare Bowditch is the founder of Big Hearted Business, which is hosting a conference for creative types in… Read More → News Disclaimer We aim to publish a variety of views on important social issues. Please note, the views published on Sheilas are the author’s and not necessarily… Read More →