This month we speak with Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh about the two abortion law reform Private Member Bills that were withdrawn from Parliament in February; the QLD Law Reform Commission; and a High Court finding involving Clive Palmer arguing some tricky constitutional points.
A Pagan woman, a Baha'i women, a Christian woman and a Jewish woman all came together on Sunday to talk about their upcoming Holy Days.
What do they all have in common? Quite a lot actually.
Wendy Flannery from Believing Women for a Culture of Peace spoke to 4ZZZ to talk about the women's presentation on Sunday to commemorate National Harmony Day.
A texas lawmaker has filed a satirical bill to outlaw male masturbation that mirrors concepts and language used by anti-abortion campaigners.(Source: Wikimedia)
The bill proposes a $100 fine for every unauthorised ‘masturbatory emission', medically-unnecessary rectal exams, and waiting periods before authorising vasectomies or prescribing Viagra.
Jessica Farrar, who filed the bill, says while the bill is satirical, “there is nothing funny about current healthcare restrictions for women and the very real legislation that is proposed every legislative session”.
If International Women's Day taught us anything, it is that ordinary women do the most extraordinary things.
Much of the time though, these stories fall between the cracks.
Roz is an ordinary women who has faced extra ordinary challenges to become the woman she's meant to be.
Her journey is at once specific and universal.
Entrepreneurs from across Queensland will present their wares and pitch to global investors at the Myriad Festival in Brisbane this month. (Image: Flickr)
The Palaszczuk Government is supporting a 127-strong delegation from all corners of Queensland to showcase their business ideas to local and international world industry leaders.
Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said the festival will open doors to new customers, investors and contacts for the Queensland innovators and develop ground-breaking products and business services for global investors.
Elon Musk and Malcolm Turnbull have discussed renewable energy after a 100 day battery farm proposal by the former. Image source: Public Domain Pictures
The billionaire entrepreneur offered to solve South Australia’s electricity problem by building a Tesla battery farm in the state within 100 days, or it would be free of charge.
A spokesman from the PM’s office said the two had an “in-depth” discussion on storage and the future of electricity. This came after Mr. Musk spoke with South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill about fixing the state’s electricity problems.
Robot to aid QLD emergency team
Queensland Police have unveiled a new robot to aid service personnel.