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Bad behaviour or sackable offence: where is the line at the office Christmas Party?

Bad behaviour or sackable offence: where is the line at the office Christmas Party?

If the rules ever did bend at the work Christmas party, they don't flex any more. Here's our guide to have fun and avoid losing your job this festive season.

  • by Wendy Tuohy

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'An old, stuffy tradition': corporate fashion's generational divide
Workplace

'An old, stuffy tradition': corporate fashion's generational divide

Has anyone under 30 ever worn a pair of tan pantyhose without their mum telling them to?

  • by Mary Ward
Why men get a pay rise when women work

Why men get a pay rise when women work

A ground-breaking new study shows the potential boost to society from women joining the workforce is even bigger than we thought, writes Jessica Irvine.

  • by Jessica Irvine
How much right do women have to bare arms?
Daily Life

How much right do women have to bare arms?

'When did femininity go out of fashion anyway?'

  • by Wendy Tuohy
Obama cursed when criticising Facebook executive's 'lean in' mantra
Michelle Obama

Obama cursed when criticising Facebook executive's 'lean in' mantra

A brief moment of uninhibited candor - complete with some spontaneous swearing - that set the internet ablaze.

  • by Allyson Chiu
Is the bureaucracy a gender equality utopia?
Analysis
Analysis

Is the bureaucracy a gender equality utopia?

'Blokey' government workplaces no longer pay higher wages than agencies with mostly female staff.

  • by Markus Mannheim
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Three women over 55 on why they have remained in the workforce
Jobs

Three women over 55 on why they have remained in the workforce

The number of older women who continue to work is increasing in Australia. Three of them speak on whether it’s a labour of love.

  • by Lindy Alexander
Mothers leaving the workforce is not the only way to put family first
Women at work

Mothers leaving the workforce is not the only way to put family first

For families to really thrive, the long-term needs of all members need to be put first.

  • by Wendy Tuohy
'Our moment in history': Haussegger named ACT Australian of the Year 2019
Gender equality

'Our moment in history': Haussegger named ACT Australian of the Year 2019

The former broadcaster and women's advocate received the honour in Canberra in the company of an all-female line-up of nominees.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Family as 'brand': the rise of the digital mumpreneur
Parenting

Family as 'brand': the rise of the digital mumpreneur

There’s a special kind of middle-class horror that attaches itself to parents who make money out of their children.

  • by Camilla Nelson
Why it's good to have a woman taking charge of the Tardis
Opinion
Opinion

Why it's good to have a woman taking charge of the Tardis

While playing Doctor Who as a child, it never crossed my mind to take on the top job. I was always the companion.

  • by Jane Garcia