Tag Archives: canberra

How Babywearing Supports Democracy

Women have been under-represented in Australian political life since Federation in 1901. Not only in the numbers of women in Parliament, but also in making their voices heard. Women don’t have the financial clout to lobby parties, as business leaders … Continue reading

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Canberra Babywearers Meet

Canberra Babywearers meet at 10am on the first Thursday of each month at Rodney’s Nursery cafe, 24 Beltana Road, Pialligo. All welcome, no cost. I’ve booked the wooden table in front of the cubby and kids playground, under the gazebo … Continue reading

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Could babywearers outrun the Daleks?

Today was the Inner North Community Fair in Canberra, celebrating the wetlands to be built on Hawdon Oval in Dickson. And it looked almost as much like Babywearer Central as the Homebirth Rally at Parliament House back in September 2009. … Continue reading

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Ninja Babywearing and Sling-spotting at Corinbank

I’ve had the most fantastic weekend at the Corinbank Festival! I was there to teach babywearing in the Green Kulture village, but I also spent lots of time spotting slings while sipping chai, playing Scrabble, learning about clay-balling, watching circus … Continue reading

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Aussie Aussie Aussie! Oi Oi Oi!

It’s Australia Day (aka Invasion Day, for some of Australia’s indigenous population) on 26 January 2010. Which means lots of families heading out to BBQs and picnics, visiting friends and family, goint to festivals and major public events, or just … Continue reading

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Eco-warrior parenting – the benefits of babywearing

Did you go to a Walk Against Warming 2009 event on Saturday 12 December? ABC News says there were more than 90,000 people at rallies around Australia, including over 2,000 at the Parliament House rally in Canberra. I spotted ring … Continue reading

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