Opinion. Adnan Jaswal, Board Member, Her Place Museum. In the 1840s, Ada Lovelace – a female mathematician – became the world’s first computer coder and, critically, conceptualised the difference between what a calculator does and what a computer could do. One … Continued
Housing All Australians launched Give Me Shelter – an economic report into the long-term costs of underproviding public, social and affordable housing. We’re proud to have partnered with Housing All Australians to deliver this study. As an Australian first, Give … Continued
Esther Lee-Scott, Her Place Volunteer The dissolution of Roe v Wade in the United States of America has sent waves of outrage and grief across the globe, marking a seismic shift backwards in what should be an inherent human right. … Continued
Australian of the Year Grace Tame presented at Her Place Women’s Museum Australia on 31st March 2022. She appeared in conversation with award winning journalist Mary Delahunty, our Board Chair. Grace told her remarkable story and shared her passion for … Continued
The powerful Lost Petition by artist Dans Bain was installed at Her Place women’s Museum in East Melbourne last week to herald the beginning of the Museum’s year long salute to Women’s Activism across the generations. We are planning to … Continued
It is important that you know, dear sons, that excluding the voices of women, trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming people, particularly those of Indigenous peoples and people from the Global South, will leave us with little chance of ever achieving true climate justice. Food shortages and the financial hardships that come with climate change can also increase the risk of violence against women and LGBTQIA+ people, with rates of gender-based violence often rising following natural disasters.
Opinion. By Joanne O’Callaghan, Board Member, Her Place Photo: Meet Sarah, a 67-year-old university educated woman. Sarah has worked all her life until her retirement four years ago. She worked part time for 10 years of her career while her … Continued
Australian journalist Grace Jennings-Edquist has written an important book: The Yes Woman: How to Reclaim Your Power by Finally Saying NO. Combining her personal story with statistics, expert interviews and surveys of around 200 women, Grace unpacks the origins of … Continued