Monthly Archives: March 2011

Status anxiety…who are we?

Driving past a billboard the other day promoting the new Claremont Quarter, the scene is a young woman stylishly dressed,  sombre lighting and a hip cafe environment, the words are.. “Soho, New York?”. The implication obviously being, this new shopping centre … Continue reading

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Prehistoric insights from Burrup Rock Art

A recent article in the Monthly magazine on the rock art on the Burrup Penninsula highlights how little has changed in how humans live. It was observed that the rock art goes through various levels of sophistication and that these … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2011

With the 100 year anniversary of International Women’s Day just around the corner, there is plenty of coverage being extended to women’s issues. Interestingly however I couldn’t help but notice that the Weekend Australian’s “Women in Leadership” sponsored four page … Continue reading

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Surrogacy – for love or money?

The NSW Parliament recently legislated to make it an offence to pay a surrogate overseas. This position reflects the current domestic position in NSW where it is an offence to engage a surrogate on a commercial basis. The issue of commercial … Continue reading

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Have we come a long way baby?

There are times where I will admit I wallow in self-pity…usually absorbed in some form of reflection about the dilemmas that I face as a woman wanting to care for her family in the best way possible but also pursue … Continue reading

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