PSA: don’t harass women and girls at work

In the past week, I have had numerous uncomfortable experiences involving the unwanted and highly inappropriate attention from male customers at work. Previously, I worked on the door at a bar and was pretty much harassed by seedy dudes from start to finish of my shift. I was freshly 18 at the time, and thought maybe this was … More PSA: don’t harass women and girls at work

Birken Head Bargainz

I’ve got something to tell you, I’ve got news for you, gotta put some wheels in motion, get ready CAUSE BIRKEN HEAD POINT IS COMING THROUGH. Pals, I am telling you. If you live in Sydney and have access to a vehicle, and you haven’t been to Birken Head Point outlet centre, then your life is a lie. … More Birken Head Bargainz

Is Australian content still worth the hassle?

“The release of a new Australian movie was once an event that whipped up considerable excitement. There was the glamour surrounding the stars, who were sized up to see who would join Cate Blanchett, Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman in the homegrown Hollywood pantheon; there was the prospect of a new Strictly Ballroom, Muriel’s Wedding … More Is Australian content still worth the hassle?

Do FTAs and Netflix leave Australian content for dead?

“The loss for Australia’s digitally networked culture industries in the face of what appears to be inevitable one­ way digital traffic reflects the continuation of the global dominance of US culture industries and communications in general.” Breen 2010, p. 671 Thanks to globalisation, Americanisation has long permeated just about every aspect of Australian culture. We … More Do FTAs and Netflix leave Australian content for dead?