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In brave new world for parents, even those with expertise turn to the new experts - Chloe Shorten. I love a good expert.

In brave new world for parents, even those with expertise turn to the new experts - Chloe Shorten

As an 18 year old copygirl and cub reporter at the Sunday Mail in Brisbane I was amazed at the detail and craft and checks and balances of the people in the newsroom. In a chambray shirt and headband I loved being in the home of Queensland Newspapers running up and down the lino hallways to take the pages to the printers. They were a passionate and diverse group of old hands and young idealists.

There were serious editors, two librarians to serve up photographs and background material and sub-editors whose eyes rarely left their terminals. There were lawyers I never clapped eyes on. I wasn’t the Lois Lane I thought I might be and instead worked as a researcher and a writer for magazines where the deadlines and stories were longer and less likely to impact the government or company of the day.

My kids can get more material – from Napoleon’s favourite colour to whether Pluto is still a planet – faster than I could (and can). Kids are learning about being discerning. Chloe Shorten: Why I feel so strongly about family violence. Corporate affairs specialist Chloe Shorten grew up surrounded by women working for better solutions to domestic violence.

Chloe Shorten: Why I feel so strongly about family violence

She writes for the Labor Herald about why she will continue the fight in 2015. I was just three when Elsie opened – it was the first refuge in Australia to provide urgent assistance to battered wives and children. That was in 1974. It was a time when it was finally being recognised that abused women and children didn’t need a break from the violence, they needed it to end. A time when activists across the globe were fighting to change a community perception that was centred around shame – a perception that is best captured by the title of Erin Pizzey’s book Scream Quietly or the Neighbours Will Hear.

I do not have any memory of this time but for as long as I can remember my mother, Quentin Bryce, has fought to eliminate domestic violence from the community. To this day her work continues with every one of the 140 recommendations of the Not Now. Men now taking action. Chloe Shorten : International Women's Day — an excellent convention, however, tremendously unfinished business - Social Awareness. For over a century, women and men have been meeting up on March 8 to consider the advancement made towards gender equality and stopping violence against women.

Chloe Shorten : International Women's Day — an excellent convention, however, tremendously unfinished business - Social Awareness

It's a great custom which started in New York when women initially challenged against their working conditions. This specific day, is a time to take-a-break and respect those on whose shoulders we stand. My kin and I spent an adolescence sitting at dinner tables, on lounge and conference floors listening to dialogs about gender equality and the historical backdrop of the crusade from the textile workers who dissented against frightful conditions and child labour. Eras before us have contended hard for the rights we enjoy today. These points of reference can once in a while veil the long road ahead. Regardless we require change: in the home, in work environments, in our neighborhoods, around the boardroom table and the Cabinet table.

Regardless we require pay equity. Youngsters model their conduct on their caregivers. Passionate advocate for equality. Chloe Shorten. Chloe Shorten (née Bryce) is an Australian corporate affairs specialist, a member of the Burnet Institute's Engagement Committee and Strategic Advisor for their Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Program, and wife of Opposition leader Bill Shorten.[1] She met Bill Shorten in 2007, when she was working in corporate relations in the resource industry and he was the Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Children’s Services in the Rudd Government.

Chloe Shorten

She moved to Melbourne when she married Shorten in 2009 and their first daughter, Clementine, was born. They live in Moonee Ponds with Shorten children from her previous marriage, Rupert and Georgette[2] She is a former newspaper and magazine journalist. She was born in Brisbane in 1971 as the fourth of five children. She is passionate about ending family violence (she is an Ambassador for the Victorian Government’s Victoria Against Violence campaign) and about supporting equality in the society.[3][4][5][6]