Media

May 1, 2024
Future Woman podcast
Hear Virginia on Future Woman with Helen McCabe
March 31, 2024
Our Radicals and Revolutionaries: Women’s Liberation
The chaps from ASIO were hiding across the road from the Canning Street house in Ainslie. None of the eight...
February 17, 2024
Joining the ‘first lady’ club: oh Jodie, what have you done?
So Jodie Haydon said ‘yes’, right at a time when women around the globe are increasingly saying ‘no’ to marriage....
August 14, 2023
Radicals, Rebels and Reformers: a clarion call from the Sisterhood
Oh, they were mad! Furious. Those wild ‘women’s libbers’. Noisy as hell and heading for the Canberra Times, driven by...
July 24, 2023
Barbie lands an unresolved feminist rant, but the joke is on us!
There is a fabulous moment in the history of the Canberra Women’s Movement when over a hundred furious feminists barged...
April 1, 2023
Shaping the Century of Women: Feminine Power across the Globe
What is feminine power? It’s not a trick question. But think about it too long, and soon you’re caught in...
March 5, 2023
Go hug yourself? IWD cause lost in mindless mush
Brace yourself for a barrage of silly slogans and cutesy cupcakes. International Women’s Day is on the way and as...
February 24, 2023
The Woman President: Book Review
The Woman President: Leadership, Law and Legacy for Women Based on Experiences from South and Southeast Asia Ramona Vijayarasa Oxford University Press
February 17, 2023
Trolls are vile, but DFAT should never have posted this video
Let’s get this out of the way first. The one-minute video of Australia’s new Ambassador for Gender Equality, Stephanie Copus...
February 15, 2023
‘Feared and Revered’: women throughout the ages Radio Broadcast
The ‘Feared and Revered’ exhibition, currently on display at the National Museum of Australia, explores goddesses, demons, witches, and female religious figures –...
March 14, 2021
March 4 Justice taps into the power of recent acts of courage as well as a deep and ancient anger
There is extraordinary power in the emotions surfacing in women around Australia right now. The power of this moment is...
October 10, 2019
Women in Parliament: A global perspective on Australia’s lazy lateness
When Enid Lyons and Dorothy Tangney stepped over the threshold into Parliament House in 1943 they were late. Not by...
January 17, 2017
Virginia on the art of communication planning and targeting your audience
Virginia Haussegger AM is an award-winning journalist and communications specialist, with over 25 years’ experience in news media. She recently transitioned to a new role at IGPA, the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra, where she is an Adjunct Professor.
February 15, 2016
How the bimbos of breakfast TV disgraced themselves and feminism
What the hell is wrong with those daft women on commercial breakfast TV! Why are they winding up the ditzy dial? And why are they so dead keen to present themselves as mindless bimbos?