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    Editor's Note Welcome Back! Welcome to our first edition of Sheilas for 2013! A special nod for this edition must go to Australian of the Year Ita Buttrose, who… Read more →
    Horacek! Sheilas-Feb-Casual-sexism RESIZED Casual Work Day We’re delighted to be showcasing regular artwork by world-renowned cartoonist Judy Horacek. Read more →
    A Bonza Sheila 3 - ITA-highres A Bonza Australian of the Year – Ita Buttrose Journalist, author, editor, publishing legend, and businesswoman Ita Buttrose was announced the Australian of the Year for 2013. In our first 'Bonza Sheila' interview for this year, Ita spoke to Sheilas Editor Sarah Capper over the phone from her base in Sydney. Read more →
    Culture Club silver-linings-poster Silver Screen Lined With Gold Stars Silver Linings Playbook is a film receiving a swag of nominations, awards, and accolades. VWT Communications and Project Support officer Elisabeth Morgan was lucky enough to take a few hours off work, catch the flick and provide this commendatory review. Read more →
    Polly Ticks Speculating Poll Dating By Sarah Capper If you google ‘election date speculation’ or ‘election timing’ and any of the last federal election year dates (eg. 2010, 2007), you… Read more →
    News catherineandsteve A ‘Battered’ Profession For some time, teaching - a female-dominated profession - has been underpaid, undervalued, and criticised from all quarters. Teachers Catherine Scott and Stephen Dinham respond to the critics, and suggest ways for other teachers to respond. Read more →
    News hat cornischong at Ib.wikipedia Many Different Hats Maribel Steel provides a highly personalised account of a ‘day in the life’ of someone with vision impairment. We thank Maribel for providing the words… Read more →
    Keeping It Reel one billion rising shot One Billion Rising! This month, 'Keeping It Reel' celebrates the international One Billion Rising movement with this killer snap of an OBR flashmob in New York City. Melbourne will join the international dance campaign ONE BILLION RISING TONIGHT, 14 February - dubbed ‘V-Day’ - as part of a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. This year, it will be the largest day of action in the history of the campaign. Read more →
    Next Edition Sneak Peek! Shh! Coming Up in March In next month’s edition of Sheilas we’ll touch base with Kate Riddell from Firefoxes Australia – a women’s community organisation created after Victoria’s Black Saturday… Read more →
    News Disclaimer We aim to publish a variety of views on important social issues. Please note, cialis the views published on Sheilas are the author’s and not… Read more →