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    Editor's Note October Edition G’day Good Readers, Welcome to our October Edition! In it, you will find: – a tribute to former Democrats leader Janet Powell who passed away… Read more →
    Horacek! Horacek Excuses, excuses … Our resident cartoonist Judy Horacek provides us with one of her ‘classic’ cartoons for this month’s Sheilas – thank you Judy! It’s a nod to… Read more →
    Polly Ticks Roo Poo and Who’s Who in the Senate Zoo By Sarah Capper It was perhaps the moment in which I found myself googling “Ricky Muir” + “poo” that served as the final straw in… Read more →
    News JanetPowell_Dec2007 Vale Janet Powell Mary Crooks, Executive Director of the Victorian Women's Trust, pays tribute to the inspirational politician Janet Powell, who passed away last month. Read more →
    News Tony Abbott Tony Abbott – Not Just a Daggy Dad Tanja Kovac‘s last piece  exploring the narrative of women in leadership (in particular Julia Gillard) generated a lot of interest. In this follow up piece,… Read more →
    A Bonza Sheila DuxMug-162x168 A Bonza Dux Monica Dux is our October Bonza Sheila! Monica is the author of two books, The Great Feminist Denial (with Zora Simic) and most recently Things… Read more →
    Culture Club elisabeth-for-sheilas October Poetry Corner Since Sheilas inception, Elisabeth Morgan has provided invaluable support to the Editor Sarah Capper and to the project itself in the role of communications support.… Read more →
    Keeping It Reel 86-year-old Julienne Keeping it Reel This photo comes from writer, photographer and humanitarian aid worker Meg Sattler. Pictured is 86-year-old Julienne who lives in a plywood shelter in a tiny village in rural Haiti. Read more →
    First Person Ebook_Gambino full cover fin2-1 On Father’s Day On Father’s Day 2005, Cindy Gambino received news beyond comprehension of most parents – her ex Robert Farquharson, father of her three boys, veered off… Read more →