What’s On – 300

February 17, 2017
International Women’s Day Twilight Supper We have come a long way when it comes to women’s rights but we still have far to go. International Women’s Day acknowledges both these facts; it is many things […]

Women Comedians

February 17, 2017
Confetti Gun Confetti Gun (pictured top) is probably the best thing since sliced bread. Eight improv comedians, who are famous around Sydney’s theatre sports traps, joined forces to take over what is still a male-dominated […]

An open door

March 17, 2016
International Women’s Day 1974 heralded the opening of Australia’s first women’s community health centre.  The Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre’s doors are still open. Here are some of the stories of the women who made […]

Food is a feminist issue

March 17, 2016
So how does fourth-wave feminism  relate to food? This week, two things happened. Firstly, a fantastic T-shirt with the slogan ‘The Future is Female’ I’d ordered online from an LA shop arrived. Secondly, a friend […]

Girls on Film

March 17, 2016
Five women television characters that go beyond the staid stereotypes.   Janet King From Crownies Marta Dusseldorp’s character in the ABC series Crownies is one that simply oozes confidence. As the Senior Crown Prosecutor in […]

What’s On – 277

March 4, 2016
Bard on the Beach The world’s most iconic play is now coming to Marrickville’s Greek Theatre. Independent theatre company Bard on the Beach are veterans of Shakespeare, with five years of performing at Balmoral Beach […]

What’s on – 276

February 19, 2016
Boomalli Mardi Gras Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-Operative is holding an exhibition celebrating the Mardi Gras season, called Alterity. The show is dedicated to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQI community, exploring themes of self-expression […]

We Make it Happen

March 3, 2015
International Women’s Day is fast approaching and to mark the occasion Millie Cotes and Kassia Aksenov spoke with three inspiring women at the forefront of this year’s celebrations in Leichhardt. We find out why International […]

Local news – 227

February 17, 2014
Nominate now International Women’s Day is just around the corner on March 8th and Leichhardt Council is inviting residents to nominate an outstanding local woman they know for the International Women’s Day Honour Roll. The […]