More women in the ADF an “absolutely fabulous thing”: Defence Minister Payne

TORI ZEIDLER Australia’s newly appointed Defence Minister has asked to be judged on her performance, not her gender, as she as she steps into her new role as the first ever female in the job. "All I ask is that I am judged on my performance, … [Read more...]

Worldwide football community backs Matildas

TEGAN CLARKE The Matildas are receiving immense global support on social media following their decision to boycott next week's US tour amidst unresolved CBA negotiations with the FFA. After the FFA rejected their requests for improved … [Read more...]

Women’s gridiron set for biggest season yet

TEGAN CLARKE Queensland’s best female gridiron players will collide next weekend as six teams form the league’s biggest season to date. Along with existing teams, the Logan City Jets, Sunshine Coast Spartans, Gold Coast Stingrays and Kenmore … [Read more...]

Australian women wear hijabs in support of Muslim community

AUDREY COURTY Women across Australia and of all faiths are donning the hijab as part of a social media campaign aimed at countering anti-Muslim sentiment. Women in Solidarity with Hijabis (WISH), which now has nearly 29,000 Facebook … [Read more...]

Research helps reduce ‘anorexic thinking’

LUCINDA KENT Research from Griffith University has found a link between adolescent anorexia and ‘perfectionist’ thinking. Kim Hurst from the Griffith University’s School of Applied Psychology said young women's obsession with meeting high … [Read more...]