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Issue #1953

International Working Women’s Day successfully commemorated by communists in Sydney

At 1:00 PM on Sunday the 7th of March over fifty members and supporters of the Communist Party of Australia gathered at the Greek Orthodox Community Club in Lakemba to commemorate International Working Women’s Day (IWWD).

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Issue #1953

Perth International Women’s Day 2021

IWD 2021 was celebrated in Perth at Perth Trades Hall on Monday, the 8th of March.

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Issue #1952

Pauline Mitchell – 60 years a working class and peace activist

first met comrade Pauline Mitchell in late 1980s or early 1990s at Palm Sunday rallies and the Socialist Party of Australia, later the Communist Party of Australia, meetings.

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Issue #1957

“Islamo-Leftism” From conspiracy to policy

“Islamo-Leftism,” or Islamo-Gauchisme (in French), is the latest term in French political discourse to demonise the Islamic community and French universities.

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Issue #1952

Katharine Susannah Prichard

The historical period in which Katharine Susannah Prichard grew up proved tumultuous politically.

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Issue #1952

No space for transphobia on IWD

On the 8th of March, cities across the world will hold rallies in support of International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD is a celebration of women and a day of solidarity and action around women’s issues.

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Issue #1952

IWD Greetings from CPA President

On this important date in which the world marks International Women’s Day, we reflect on the contributions made by women in the transformation of society.

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Editorial Issue #1952

Gender inequality in the workplace

Despite the achievements in the long struggle for gender equality in Australia, significant structural and cultural injustices remain, including widespread gendered violence.

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Issue #1971

Women in Australian politics meet to address “toxic” workplace culture

Earlier in July, a number of female politicians, staffers and academics met to form the basis of a model for the nation’s parliamentary conduct.

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Editorial Issue #1978

Respect-at-work report only accepted in part by gov’t

When it comes to women’s rights progress, unfortunately, moves at a glacial pace.

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Issue #1957

Respect at work: sexual harassment not on!

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins released the Commission’s Respect@Work report on sexual harassment in the workplace more than twelve months ago.

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Editorial Issue #1956

EDITORIAL – Cabinet shuffle does not bode well

Last Monday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a cabinet reshuffle that saw Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Attorney-General and Industrial Relations Minister Christian Porter lose their portfolios.

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Issue #1956

Govt to hit Women’s super

Last month, Superannuation Minister Jane Hume (also Minister for Women’s Economic Security [sic]) announced that a draft bill would be released soon for superannuation changes, including new compassionate grounds for early access to super for victims of domestic violence. They would be allowed to apply for up to $10,000 “as an important last resort lifeline.”

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