Stephanie Peatling is a senior writer. She is a former Canberra Political Correspondent for the Sun-Herald.
Stephanie Peatling Kevin Rudd has joined the ranks of politicians who have changed their mind on same sex marriage.
Stephanie Peatling As fans of Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister would know, a "brave decision" was always arch civil service supremo Sir Humphrey Appleby's way of saying "Do not go there for that way lies almost...
Stephanie Peatling Every once in a while they pop up, these old white men who feel they have a God-given right to meddle with women's bodies.
Stephanie Peatling A CONSERVATIVE prime minister has stared down critics in his own party, allowed a conscience vote and is now on the cusp of introducing equal marriage rights for gay couples in England and Wales.
Stephanie Peatling WOMEN must work an extra 64 days each year to earn the same as their male colleagues, new figures show.
Stephanie Peatling Gillard knows the tough reality that confronts women in politics: the treatment is different but don't talk about it because it's not worth the backlash.
Stephanie Peatling This week there was a huge international conference in London about contraception and family planning.
Stephanie Peatling PRESS gallery journalists and political observers often comment that the best version of Julia Gillard comes out when she is fighting.
Stephanie Peatling JULY 1 is the date on which Labor's hopes are pinned. On that day, the government is confident the sky will not collapse when the carbon price comes into force and the voting public will start to...
Stephanie Peatling Tony Abbott and women. Is there a problem or isn't there?
Stephanie Peatling A straightforward campaign will help people switch on to an emissions trading scheme.
Stephanie Peatling The Government needs to reclaim the terms of the debate from the sceptics.
Stephanie Peatling While the latest figures show unemployment is falling, youths face a different reality.