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I am woman (part 2)

It’s 125 years since (white) women got the vote here in South Australia as well as the right to stand for parliament. I was at the library the other day, and the Council have put up images there of local … Continue reading

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The rewards of community life (a post for Ron)

There is a choir called Australian Voices which ‘sings’ famous speeches by well-known Australians. At the end of the final Q & A program for 2014,they did a version of parts of the speech Noel Pearson made at Gough Whitlam’s funeral. The line that … Continue reading

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I am woman hear me roar

Each year one of the local politicians (for years Gay Thompson and now her replacement in the state seat of Reynell, Katrine Hildyard) has held a dinner for International Women’s Day. It is generally not held at the time in … Continue reading

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