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50 Years On From Equal Pay Decision, Gender Bias Is Keeping The Pay Gap Alive

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It's been 50 years since Australian women won the right to equal pay for equal work.

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Workplace Culture Of Air Traffic Control Could 'Endanger Safety' Of Travellers

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A damning report has slammed Airservices Australia for an alleged rampant culture of bullying and sexual harassment, warning it could pose a safety risk not only to staff but air travellers.

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Harvard-Educated Doctor Moves To Australia, Is Called A Sex Worker Twice In 24 Hours

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Dr Alice Han is a TEDx speaker, a medical specialist and a global women's health expert.

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'White People Only' Ads Launched In Australia

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Ads using slogans such as "This ad is for white people only" and "If you're a woman, don't bother reading this ad" will be appearing across Australian radio, TV, newspapers and bill-boards Monday.

Tim Costello

Tim Costello

This Is Why I Said Christians Need To Relax

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There’s a fair bit of noise surrounding freedom of religion these days, as showcased by Israel Folau -- who posted to Instagram a list of 'sinners', and claimed that without repenting, they would be destined for hell.

James Norman

James Norman

Sorry ScoMo, What Australia Needs Is Freedom FROM Religion

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There was ScoMo just last night, his right hand likely raised heavenward, surrounded by 21,000 devotees at the Australian Hillsong annual conference, pontificating about what Australia needs now:

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Why Older Aussies Are Staying Working Longer And Not Retiring

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A growing number of older Australians are bucking the trend of retirement, and having a career resurgence later in life.

Kate Iselin

Kate Iselin

Sex Work Is Real Work, So Let Me Pay Tax

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Like millions of other Australians, Belinda* had set up an appointment with an accountant to get her tax done.

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Life

This Woman Can't See Or Hear, But That Hasn't Changed Her Career Choice

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Vanessa Vlajkovic, 21, said people need to understand being deafblind doesn't mean she's "from another planet" and doesn't want to be limited to a disability category.

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YouTube To Ban Thousands Of White Supremacist And Extremist Videos

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YouTube announced plans on Wednesday to block discriminatory content from its platform, which is expected to affect thousands of videos and channels that promote neo-Nazism and other discriminatory ideologies.

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

Men Shouldn't Have To Have Daughters To Treat Women Well

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In 2017, when the New York Times and The New Yorker revealed the shocking news that dozens of women had accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, actor Matt Damon sought to distance himself from the disgraced movie producer.

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News

On Hate: Australia's Reluctance To Talk About It, Let Alone Deal With It

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Former Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane knows the subject of his newly published fifth book, On Hate, all too well.

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National

Foreign Workers Being Paid Less Because Of ‘Poor’ English

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Workers who struggle with English and understanding our labour laws are falling victim to exploitation.

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National

Carly Findlay: 'People Ask If I'm Sunburnt'

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Appearance activist Carly Findlay has opened up about why she feels more confident in the age of social media.

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National

'Covert' Discrimination In Pubs, Clubs, Restaurants

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Cafes, restaurants, pubs and clubs are allowed to deny entry to anyone, as long as they do not breach anti-discrimination laws. But with different state and territory laws there are some 'grey areas'.

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National

Race Discrimination Complaints Almost Doubled In 2018

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Complaints of racial discrimination made to Victoria's Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission have gone up nearly 90 percent in just one year.

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'Massive Gap' In Disability Awareness Of Club Bouncers

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The bouncers at the Marlborough Hotel aren't the first to treat a disabled patron differently.

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National

Homelessness Is More Than Just Straight White People

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LGBT, Aboriginal and migrant communities face huge homelessness issues.

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National

A Drag Queen Claims Discrimination After Being Denied Entry

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But Finnegan's Hotel in Newcastle insists that the drag queen was only denied entry because the outfit did not meet its dress code.