Cathy McGowan (@Indigocathy )

Cathy McGowan

Bio Happily and proudly former Independent MP for Indi. Supporting @helenhaines1 Champion of all things regional Oz.
Location Indigo Valley, Victoria
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Account created 30-08-2011 11:40:54
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iPhone : Time to start singing those Christmas carols:

Away on Christmas Island, in their prison beds,
The two little sisters lay down their sweet heads,
Their home in Biloela is so far away,
The angels are weeping this cruel Christmas Day.

#hometobilo HometoBilo

iPhone : Did you know there was a Women’s Museum in Australia?

Her Place

It’s in East Melbourne.
herplacemuseum.com

Penelope Lee a 2019 Adam Davey CEO Fellow is going overseas to the UK & USA to research women’s museums & make ours stellar. 👏🏻⭐️

iPhone : Massive congratulations to Adongwot Manyoul on the 2019 Peter Mitchell Adam Davey CEO Fellowship to investigate ways Africans have been integrated in other Western multicultural societies.

“Like all Australians we simply ask for the opportunity to contribute our voices”

iPhone : It’s grim listening hearing about the impact of people with disabilities in prison; so much worse for Indigenous people. Patrick McGee has been awarded a 2019 Adam Davey CEO Fellowship to investigate models of disability supports to people with disability detained in prison.

iPhone : Congratulations to Amy Rogers on her 2019 Adam Davey CEO Fellowship investigating the effectiveness of gender pay equity legislation & regulatory frameworks: UK, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, NZ
We’re the highest education ranking for women in Aus but 62/144 OECD for gender pay gap.

iPhone : For 10 months the Morrison government has sat on this important review, keeping it hidden from Australians, refusing FOI requests. Even now, it’s clear that they have no plan to meaningfully support refugee resettlement, in the regions or anywhere.
smh.com.au/politics/feder…

iPhone : How Australias bushfires spread: mapping the fires – in which we attempt to show the scale and spread of the nsw/qld fire emergency with hotspot data theguardian.com/news/datablog/… #NSWbushfires #qldfires #qldbushfires

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iPhone : “Not holding politicians to the highest possible standard when someone else is held to a higher ethical standard is wrong. It’s just fundamentally wrong.” LNP MP may cross floor over govt’s federal integrity commission legislation ⁦Amy Remeikis⁩ theguardian.com/australia-news…

iPhone : Today, on #WorldChildrensDay we are thinking of our little cockatoos, Kopika and Tharunicaa. For 20 months they have been denied so many of their rights. Little ones, today we promise you that we won’t stop until you’re #hometoBilo, where you belong. ❤️, #Biloela.

iPhone : If Dutton has a legal basis to permanently bar Boochani from entering OZ, inc if Boochani gets NZ citizenship, why hasn't he taken up NZ resettlement offer & used the legal bar he is referring to, to prevent so-called back door entry to OZ? #Hoistonhisownpetard