In the lead up to the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women campaign, our Canberra group is hosting a special panel discussion event that will bring together local Canberra activists from a range of fields to share their stories and experiences of activism
Terri Butler and Andrew Leigh will be in conversation on Terri's new book Labor of Love in which she canvases why it is up to us, as much as to her as a federal member of Parliament, to play our part: "If people of good will decide that politics is distasteful, they are in danger of leaving politics to the passionate, extremist few."
In Boys Will Be Boys Melissa Bubnic has written a no-holds-barred, biting satire on what it takes to get ahead in the world of finance. With an all-woman cast, in-your-face dialogue, filthy jokes and heartbreaking songs, Boys Will Be Boys is a merciless and unapologetic look at power.
With 2017 the unofficial Year of the Nasty Woman, join us to discuss how expectations for women are changing, how we are challenging and rejecting gender roles, and learning to give up being so damn nice. Hear from three amazing creative women from different fields, about how they and their work have been politicised and criticised – but also applauded.