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    Editor's Note Sheilas Second Edition – Off and Running! Thanks to all readers who sent us feedback following the launch edition of Sheilas last month – we were warmly and widely welcomed on the… Read more →
    Horacek! Horacek_Sheila-Bond_1000w Sheilas 007 Special! We’re delighted to be showcasing regular artwork by world-renowned cartoonist Judy Horacek. Each month we will include a Horacek cartoon – a mix of original… Read more →
    News 450px-Australia_Cairns_12 Unpacking the Carbon Price Package ClimateWorks Australia has undertaken a comprehensive analysis of the Carbon Price Package. Their Executive Director Anna Skarbek provides this timely analysis outlining the impacts of the Package, and what more needs to be done in creating a cleaner, more energy-efficient Australia. Read more →
    News 800px-Boulia-outback-queensland-australia De-Myth-Defying Rural Australia Emily Lee-Ack moved from metropolitan Melbourne to Victoria's South-West in 2006. In this piece, she de-myths some common assumptions city dwellers have in regard to our regional counterparts... and discovers some good coffee along the way. Read more →
    Polly Ticks Spectator Sporting A New Low By Sarah Capper It’s a wonder Australia’s freakish silver streak at the London Olympics, otherwise known as our lack of gold medal pulling power, hasn’t… Read more →
    Keeping It Reel Beth, Keeping It Reel in August, 2012 Keeping It Reel Keeping it Reel is an “up yours” to the nipped, tucked, barbie-mimicking, photoshop-frenzied images that saturate our world. Read more →
    A Bonza Sheila crabbpic A Bonza Annabel Crabb A Bonza Sheila is a regular interview section paying tribute to a damn good woman. Editor Sarah Capper passes the crown to our August inductee - journalist, author, commentator and cook extraordinaire Annabel Crabb. Read more →
    Culture Club Funder Anna Funder – Miles Franklin Acceptance Speech In this edition of Culture Club, we reproduce author Anna Funder's acceptance speech upon winning Australia's most prestigious literary prize, the Miles Franklin Award, for her debut novel 'All that I am'. Read more →
    Next Edition Sneak Peek! Shh! September Shhh! Next month's 'Culture Club' has Elisabeth Morgan and Tanya Rao teaming up to examine the use of humour and creativity in spreading a feminist message. Read more →