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The government's disregard for Australian nurses has infuriated us all
Despite being on the COVID-19 frontline for twelve challenging months, and the vaccine rollout in its infancy, the government wants to slug nurses, midwives, and all other health staff with paid parking at public hospitals
15 Female Owned Businesses to Support
Happy International Women's Day! We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than compiling a list of female-owned businesses to support. We want to showcase all women, in all their diversities, embrace their facets and intersections of race, ethnicity, gender or sexual identity, or disability. Let us all support one another and what it means to be a woman in business. 💪
'Proving them wrong' isn't something my kid needs to embrace in order to succeed
I’ve been told to “stay in my lane” when showing initiative, been labeled “meat at the door” when managing events, “you’ll never succeed at that” and “do you really want this job, think of your family?” from future managers and my favourite (not), “ice queen” when refusing the advances of a boss. Speaking for women in the workforce, we deal with these situations in a variety of ways. Sometimes we lose confidence, sometimes we develop a wall, and sometimes we just curtail ourselves because, well, it’s just easier.
Safely Co-Founder Justin Nesvanulica on Ticker News
Our next guest comes to us as a security veteran, now putting his experience into launching a tech start-up. Safely, tackles the issue of personal safety in public spaces. It is a platform underpinned by a peer to peer safety where users can send GPS location, live stream, and audio to several close friends and family members so that help can be arranged.
3AW / Safely: Women are fearful for their safety post-pandemic
Safely Co-founder, Justin Nesvanulica, joined Dee Dee Dunleavy on Radio 3AW yesterday to share how Women are more fearful for their safety now post-pandemic and how Safely works.
Herald Sun: More Women Fear for Safety - Poll’s post-virus shock
After almost 2 years of lockdowns across most of the country, an alarming number of Australian women have revealed they feel less safe then before the pandemic.
Does our past shape us, make us or break us?
We all have a past, some more traumatic than others. Regardless, what has happened in our past can significantly impact our future. The impact can be an adverse effect that can cause ongoing issues in our life, or we can work within ourselves to turn our scars into stars.
Introducing Circles: Take your safety to the next level
A circle is a private community of people created by you. It is a group that you grant your live location to. You can opt-in if you are sent an invite to join a circle in which you can accept/decline. It is a way to stay connected with the people that matter most to you and take a proactive step in protecting yourself and each other.
Australia’s front line workers deserve our praise, not hostility
We are saying it now and we will say it again, Frontline workers deserve our praise, not our condemnation. When we weren't permitted in, you were the ones who held our families' hands as they passed. You are the ones who helped birth our children, and you continue to put your own life in danger every day to help save ours. And for that, we will be profoundly grateful.