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Kathy Parker

Freelance writer

Freelance writer, spoken word poet and author of The Unravelled Heart. Gin fanatic, outdoor enthusiast, less than average surfer. Takes an alright photo. www.kathyparker.com.au

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Sometimes Protesters Should Be Locked Up – Sorry For The Inconvenience

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Climate protesters are headlining the news for causing disruptions in major cities across Australia and something about this has an odd familiarity – haven’t we already done that this year?

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why I'm Warning My Kids About Sadfishing And You Should Too

5 min read

We’ve all seen it: a friend on social media tweeting or posting status updates bursting with tantalising cryptic vagueness.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

I Felt Safer Sending My Teenagers To Sydney With Lockout Laws

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In 2012, on his first night out to Kings Cross, 18 year-old Thomas Kelly was punched in the head as a result of a random attack.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Think Rape Porn Is Just A Kink? Tell That To Victims Of Sexual Violence

6 min read

This week, Eurydice Dixon’s killer was sentenced to life in prison, to serve a minimum of 35 years before he becomes eligible for parole.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why NAPLAN Is Failing Our Kids And Our Kids Are Failing NAPLAN

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The results from this year’s NAPLAN tests are in.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Just Like Cigarettes, Sugary Products Need Warning Labels

6 min read

An image showing the number of teaspoons of sugar in food and drink products might soon be on all the packaging labels you see at your grocer.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

How My Extreme Fruit Diet Almost Destroyed My Life

5 min read

I came across the fruitarian lifestyle about eight months ago.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Stop Asking People To Fund Your Crusades

6 min read

So, it seems not only has the world gone mad, but now we can crowdfund it to happen.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

I Don't Know If The Government Is Spying On Me, But My Family Definitely Is

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Confession: I am terrified of technology.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Australia Has No Business Helping Rebuild Notre Dame

6 min read

Like most people yesterday, I watched as flames engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral, overcome with shock, disbelief, horror and helplessness.

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