Top 5 Places

    Leading Australian women share their favourite places in Australia

    TWO AUSTRALIAS

    Paul Keating recently expressed fears of a future when there will be two Australias. But we are already there. We already have a generation of people who have worked all their lives and now find themselves impoverished. They are women aged over 55 and there are over a million of them.
    Their economic disadvantage is the consequence of a history of gender discrimination.
    Throughout their working lives, these women suffered decades of economic discrimination, inequality and injustice.
    十一月 18, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    OLD SHEILAS SPEAKING UP

    Our names are Augustine Zycher and Rosalie Zycher. We are the Founders and Editors of WomanGoingPlaces.

    We now setting up a Facebook Group called:
    OLD SHEILAS SPEAKING UP
    www.facebook.com/groups/oldsheilas/. Email: [email protected]

    We belong to a generation of pioneers - women over the age of 50.
    But we don’t really see ourselves as a pioneering generation. And we certainly are not given any credit for it. So maybe it’s worthwhile remembering just what we did pioneer.
    十月 14, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    WOMEN OVER 50 – what shall we call ourselves?

    Let’s start by listing what other people call us - matron, old lady, granny, biddy, old bag, crone, hag, witch, are some of the names used.

    There is nothing positive about these appellations. They are either neutral or negative. 
    They denote weakness, ugliness, helplessness and even evil.
    They constitute a massive put down. 

    In a society that values women primarily for their youthful beauty, sexual and reproductive powers, the more we age, the more we lose value. Our currency as women is devalued. 
    Until we become invisible.
    四月 9, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Michelle Garnaut – My Top 5 Places in Australia

    For centuries, empires, governments and global companies have vied with each other in displays of wealth, grandeur and power along the Bund in Shanghai. For close to a quarter of a century, one Australian woman has maintained her position on the Bund with no power other than the power of her reputation.

    Michelle Garnaut, CEO of the M Restaurant Group, has established restaurants and lounges that have pioneered independent fine dining in both China and Hong Kong.
    十二月 9, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Rosie Batty – My Top 5 Places in Australia

    Rosie Batty made Australia listen.

    Her son, Luke aged 11, was with his father playing cricket in the park when his father walked over to him and killed him.
    In expressing her personal grief, Rosie compelled us to see that family violence was our business. She made us see that the plight of thousands of women and children could one day be our plight, or that of someone close to us.
    九月 11, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    We, the Matriarchs…

    We, the Matriarchs… are the first generation in history of older, highly educated women to number in the tens of millions.
    We are the first ever generation of older women who have spent decades in the workforce in professions and skilled employment, and not in the sweatshops and the fields.
    We are the first ever generation of older women who have accumulated independent wealth and economic clout, despite discriminatory wage practices.
    And we are the first ever generation of older women who can expect to live into their 90s.

    But now we are entering the age of retirement. What next? What does society expect of us?

    Well, nothing really.
    六月 18, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Maureen Wheeler – My Top 5 Places In Australia

    Maureen Wheeler AO is a pioneer of landmark enterprises in both travel and in the cultural life of Melbourne.

    She was the co-founder, with her husband Tony, of Lonely Planet books - guides as indispensable to travellers as their backpacks or suitcases.
    Maureen was also the co-founder of the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne. This centre for books, writing and ideas played a critical role in Melbourne achieving its status as a UNESCO designated City of Literature.
    四月 21, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    音乐大师西蒙娜•杨最心仪的澳大利亚五大旅游胜地 – Maestro Simone Young – My Top 5 Places in Australia

    获得澳大利亚勋章的音乐大师西蒙娜•杨是世界顶尖歌剧和交响乐演奏团指挥家之一。她在指挥台上的优雅、游刃有余的力度及超强的敏锐度让她享有“超级指挥家”的美誉,也启发了她的交响乐团。她非常善于演绎瓦格纳、施特劳斯、马勒、布鲁克纳、布拉姆斯及一些现代作曲家的作品。
    八月 15, 2016/通过: Rosalie Zycher

    安娜·高兹沃斯 (Anna Goldsworthy) 最心仪的澳洲五大旅游胜地

    安娜·高兹沃斯(Anna Goldsworthy)天赋秉异且一直致力于参加各种高难度的活动。作为享有盛名的钢琴独奏家,安娜不仅在澳大利亚也在世界各地进行演出,范围之广,可见一斑。安娜同时还以传记家、散文家、剧作家及剧本作者而闻名。
    五月 12, 2015/通过: Rosalie Zycher

    Ajok – Women of Oz

    My name is Ajok. I come from South Sudan (in 2005).
    We want to talk with the Australian people. We are good people. We are not bad people. This is kids who take the rule here. This rule is not our rule.
    But now our kids not listen to us.
    When you see on the TV they say black people do this, they do this, you not feeling good. You feeling like tell your kid and your family to go back in your country. But not safe in our country. That’s why we are here.
    四月 16, 2017/通过: Rosalie Zycher

    安妮·萨默斯最心仪的五大澳洲旅游胜地 Anne Summers – My Top 5 Places in Australia

    安妮·萨默斯(Anne Summers)可谓是女权主义者、记者、作家、编辑和出版商中的先锋者。

    由于家庭暴力的问题现在也位于国家的议程之上,我们很容易就会想到41年前,安妮·萨默斯带头进入悉尼一幢废弃的高楼,并和他人共同成立了艾希(Elsie)女性收容所,这也是澳大利亚第一家女性收容所。
    十二月 31, 2015/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Fatma – Women of Oz

    My name is Fatma. I come from Sudan. It was very dangerous, very scary. Some people stealing some things, some people steal kids. I’m scared, I say, Oh my God, me alone - no-one to help me. Just me with four boys and all just small.
    四月 14, 2017/通过: Rosalie Zycher

    Women Of Oz

    Australian women share their most memorable trips

    TWO AUSTRALIAS

    Paul Keating recently expressed fears of a future when there will be two Australias. But we are already there. We already have a generation of people who have worked all their lives and now find themselves impoverished. They are women aged over 55 and there are over a million of them.
    Their economic disadvantage is the consequence of a history of gender discrimination.
    Throughout their working lives, these women suffered decades of economic discrimination, inequality and injustice.
    十一月 18, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    OLD SHEILAS SPEAKING UP

    Our names are Augustine Zycher and Rosalie Zycher. We are the Founders and Editors of WomanGoingPlaces.

    We now setting up a Facebook Group called:
    OLD SHEILAS SPEAKING UP
    www.facebook.com/groups/oldsheilas/. Email: [email protected]

    We belong to a generation of pioneers - women over the age of 50.
    But we don’t really see ourselves as a pioneering generation. And we certainly are not given any credit for it. So maybe it’s worthwhile remembering just what we did pioneer.
    十月 14, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    WOMEN OVER 50 – what shall we call ourselves?

    Let’s start by listing what other people call us - matron, old lady, granny, biddy, old bag, crone, hag, witch, are some of the names used.

    There is nothing positive about these appellations. They are either neutral or negative. 
    They denote weakness, ugliness, helplessness and even evil.
    They constitute a massive put down. 

    In a society that values women primarily for their youthful beauty, sexual and reproductive powers, the more we age, the more we lose value. Our currency as women is devalued. 
    Until we become invisible.
    四月 9, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Michelle Garnaut – My Top 5 Places in Australia

    For centuries, empires, governments and global companies have vied with each other in displays of wealth, grandeur and power along the Bund in Shanghai. For close to a quarter of a century, one Australian woman has maintained her position on the Bund with no power other than the power of her reputation.

    Michelle Garnaut, CEO of the M Restaurant Group, has established restaurants and lounges that have pioneered independent fine dining in both China and Hong Kong.
    十二月 9, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Rosie Batty – My Top 5 Places in Australia

    Rosie Batty made Australia listen.

    Her son, Luke aged 11, was with his father playing cricket in the park when his father walked over to him and killed him.
    In expressing her personal grief, Rosie compelled us to see that family violence was our business. She made us see that the plight of thousands of women and children could one day be our plight, or that of someone close to us.
    九月 11, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    We, the Matriarchs…

    We, the Matriarchs… are the first generation in history of older, highly educated women to number in the tens of millions.
    We are the first ever generation of older women who have spent decades in the workforce in professions and skilled employment, and not in the sweatshops and the fields.
    We are the first ever generation of older women who have accumulated independent wealth and economic clout, despite discriminatory wage practices.
    And we are the first ever generation of older women who can expect to live into their 90s.

    But now we are entering the age of retirement. What next? What does society expect of us?

    Well, nothing really.
    六月 18, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Places & People

    TWO AUSTRALIAS

    Paul Keating recently expressed fears of a future when there will be two Australias. But we are already there. We already have a generation of people who have worked all their lives and now find themselves impoverished. They are women aged over 55 and there are over a million of them.
    Their economic disadvantage is the consequence of a history of gender discrimination.
    Throughout their working lives, these women suffered decades of economic discrimination, inequality and injustice.
    十一月 18, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    OLD SHEILAS SPEAKING UP

    Our names are Augustine Zycher and Rosalie Zycher. We are the Founders and Editors of WomanGoingPlaces.

    We now setting up a Facebook Group called:
    OLD SHEILAS SPEAKING UP
    www.facebook.com/groups/oldsheilas/. Email: [email protected]

    We belong to a generation of pioneers - women over the age of 50.
    But we don’t really see ourselves as a pioneering generation. And we certainly are not given any credit for it. So maybe it’s worthwhile remembering just what we did pioneer.
    十月 14, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    WOMEN OVER 50 – what shall we call ourselves?

    Let’s start by listing what other people call us - matron, old lady, granny, biddy, old bag, crone, hag, witch, are some of the names used.

    There is nothing positive about these appellations. They are either neutral or negative. 
    They denote weakness, ugliness, helplessness and even evil.
    They constitute a massive put down. 

    In a society that values women primarily for their youthful beauty, sexual and reproductive powers, the more we age, the more we lose value. Our currency as women is devalued. 
    Until we become invisible.
    四月 9, 2018/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Michelle Garnaut – My Top 5 Places in Australia

    For centuries, empires, governments and global companies have vied with each other in displays of wealth, grandeur and power along the Bund in Shanghai. For close to a quarter of a century, one Australian woman has maintained her position on the Bund with no power other than the power of her reputation.

    Michelle Garnaut, CEO of the M Restaurant Group, has established restaurants and lounges that have pioneered independent fine dining in both China and Hong Kong.
    十二月 9, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    Rosie Batty – My Top 5 Places in Australia

    Rosie Batty made Australia listen.

    Her son, Luke aged 11, was with his father playing cricket in the park when his father walked over to him and killed him.
    In expressing her personal grief, Rosie compelled us to see that family violence was our business. She made us see that the plight of thousands of women and children could one day be our plight, or that of someone close to us.
    九月 11, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher

    We, the Matriarchs…

    We, the Matriarchs… are the first generation in history of older, highly educated women to number in the tens of millions.
    We are the first ever generation of older women who have spent decades in the workforce in professions and skilled employment, and not in the sweatshops and the fields.
    We are the first ever generation of older women who have accumulated independent wealth and economic clout, despite discriminatory wage practices.
    And we are the first ever generation of older women who can expect to live into their 90s.

    But now we are entering the age of retirement. What next? What does society expect of us?

    Well, nothing really.
    六月 18, 2017/通过: Augustine Zycher