The fight for women’s rights and against gendered violence is union business, says the Socialist Alliance.
This week, the Prime Minister made clear his distain for women's right to feel safe in the home and at work by adopting only half the recommendations of a ground-breaking report. Zeta Henderson reports.
Every day, Australian women face the real prospect of violence. A recent publicised example was the tragic death of Michaela Dunn and attempted murder of Lin Bo at the hands of a knife-wielding murderer in the streets of Sydney. But most violence against women happens in the home, not in the headlines, writes Hannah Duke.
Unionists held a protest in favour of penalty rates on May 27 outside the Liberal member for Corangamite Sarah Henderson’s Geelong office. Adele Welsh, a social worker and member of the Australian Services Union and Geelong Trades Hall Executive, gave this speech at the protest.
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