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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 7, 2020

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WOW Festival Celebrates Women of the Commonwealth

March 26, 2018 |

Women of the World (WOW) Festival makes the Brisbane Powerhouse it’s home from Saturday April 6th to Sunday the 8th. Read More

Creative and in control: Francesca de Valence

July 9, 2016 |

If recent CV highlights were the key to shining a spotlight on our local creative success stories, Francesca de Valence would have a bagful to present- but it’s not just the career achievements that caught our in eye in choosing to highlight this Brisbane singer-songwriter in our wintertime key features. Read More

Melbourne’s High Tension are aiming high and punching low

April 30, 2016 |

Channeling some emotional energy is as simple as combining an open space, a good sound system, and Melbourne thrash metal band, High Tension. Jamming as a band since 2012, High Tension have confidently produced their own unique (and completely badass) sound with vocalist, Karina Utomo at the helm.

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Bella Of All Beauty Boxes

February 1, 2015 |

Ladies tell me what is better than receiving a box of beauty goodie samples each month at your door step?
… Nothing? Yes I agree.
Beauty subscription boxes are all the rage these days and with so many new and exciting beauty products to try, who wouldn’t love the idea of trying a sample before you buy the full product!? Read More

Gun and Misogynist Violence

May 30, 2014 |

As many know another shooting occurred in America last weekend. A young man named Elliot Rodger went on a killing spree at the University of California targeting young sorority women resulting in the death of six people and seven more sent to hospital with serious gunshot wounds.

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I’m not a feminist, but…

May 1, 2014 |

Bafflement is a fun word to use. It is also the word that describes my state of mind when women completely dissociate themselves with the ‘f’ word in fear of being ridiculed.

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The Vagina Monologues

March 26, 2014 |

The Judith Wright Centre will play host to the well-known dramatic works of The Vagina Monologues.

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One For The Ladies: Heartof Apparel

June 27, 2013 |


I for one have been known to get into an excessive amount of trouble from my brother and boyfriends alike for raiding through their wardrobes, stealing his tee shirts, and escaping again like I’d just won the lottery.  … Read More

Stella Prize Shortlist

March 25, 2013 |

The inaugural Stella Prize shortlist has been announced…

Named in honour of Stella Miles Franklin – pioneer of Australian women’s literature – and based on the model of the UK’s women-only Orange Prize, the Stella Prize aims to raise … Read More