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Gender equality isn’t about ticking the box for statistics. Cultural change is needed. We need a unified voice demanding our community be respectful of one another. A unified voice stating violence is unacceptable in any family, at school, at work – anywhere. A unified voice stating that violence against women will no longer be kept… Read More
There are many wonderful things about growing up in the bush. The smell of eucalyptus, winding rivers and white, sandy beaches to name a few. Despite its beauty though, it can be particularly isolating for those who do not conform to the patriarchal idyll. Growing up, male football stars were always lauded, while the… Read More
Everyone has the right to be who they want to be. A lot of people don’t respect each other just because they’re different. I’m really passionate equality and I try to help others through a program I help run a program called Sexual Lives and Respectful Relationships (SL&RR) for women and men. This program… Read More
From a personal perspective I have been fortunate enough to have been exposed to amazing role models who taught me that gender was not a barrier and encouraged me to achieve my dreams. Both my mother and grandmother were strong independent women who were passionate in instilling in me the belief that I could achieve… Read More
I have chosen to build my career in an industry that has historically been shaped by gender stereotypes. When advised there were no females in a regional football development role at the time of my job vacancy my only response was, ‘why not?’ I applied anyway and the rest is history. I see now that sport… Read More