Mellek Steel

Does white Australia want justice for Elijah, or are they just saying it?

The demonstrations against the sentence handed out to Elijah Doughty's killer is heartening, but I also know that we've been here before, and I'm not holding out for sweeping change.

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Mellek Steel

Mellek Steel is a blue-collar schmo who traded the city in for the bush. Alongside his inability to write a gripping bio, he's keen on fishing and whatever footy team is presently losing the most.

We need to talk about our women’s movement and white privilege

Despite our best intentions, the gap between the women’s movement in this country bridged by white privilege is fundamentally flawed. And we’re all guilty of it. Including myself.

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The Australian condition: Brown Poppy Syndrome

There’s a pattern that seems to repeat in this country. Whenever a minority proudly stands for Australia, white Australians immediately bite back.

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Pay gap walks with gap in reported logic

I read a recent article that called for the banning of the stay at home mum to close the gap, however I believe the questions are deeper and more numerous than a solitary clickbait headline.

10 less-known Historic women you should know about

This International Women’s Day, our Publisher Alexandra pays homage to 10 inspiring women across science, technology, medicine and politics who may not be household names – but who should be remembered as shaping our path.

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