Tag Archives: australian culture

May 25

Proposition for Change for Equitable Outcomes for Surgeons (Female)

It’s hard to get trained up as a woman with a scalpel: ‘You would expect women to flourish in medicine. Since 1996, women have outnumbered men in Australian medical schools. More than half of general practice trainees, two out of three paediatric trainees, and close to three in four obstetricians in training are women. Look at surgical training […]

November 09

Penny Byrne

The world’s political landscape right now is so munted that some artists are really getting angry and it’s coming out in their work. As Penny Byrne began addressing the audience that had gathered for the unveiling of her latest show Etonnez-moi at Fehily Contemporary, a Police siren sounded, as if on cue. It added a certain […]

June 26

Coups, Curfews and the National Council for Peace and Order

You can’t make contingency plans when a military coup coincides with your Thailand family holiday (it’s difficult to disagree with people who have guns and shite) and we first became  concerned when the 10pm-5am curfew kicked in. Our eyebrows rose higher when we saw real sub machine guns on the streets but the situation really escalated, when […]