Category Archives: Whitlam Government

Whatever happened to the #feminist movement of the late-1960s and early 1970s in Australia? #PLT110

Whatever happened to the feminist movement of the late-1960s and early 1970s in Australia? The Women’s Electoral Lobby (WEL) in Australia officially started in 1972, riding on a global wave of the feminist movement. Lobbying for women’s rights and presenting … Continue reading

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Ugh! The #WhiteAustralia policy… #PLT110

I never understood this one… we’re all human no matter what colour or creed we are. This policy is the part of Australia’s history I will always be ashamed of. Of course, our current Prime Minister is working on topping that one too… … Continue reading

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