Mental Illness or Mental Skillness? The Case for Neurodiversity

Recent media coverage of Carrie Fisher’s death has been dominated by outpouring of love from friends, fans, and fellow stars. Fisher was most famous for playing Princess Leia, the doughnut-bunned heroine of the Star Wars franchise. Just like her mother, she was a triple threat. But she wasn’t known for dancing or singing. Fisher was... Continue Reading →

Voters of ‘unsound mind’ deserve a fair go

Democracy is continually being shaped by the power of people. But do all Australians really have a democratic ‘fair go’? Brooke Murphy discusses the plight of ‘unsound mind’ and the right to vote. Women and Aboriginal people were only given the right to vote in the last century. In both instances, this only occurred after... Continue Reading →

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