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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 4 January, 2018

Katherine Zappone: 'Students will be asked to challenge ideas of what consent is'

We need to face up to the reality of sexual abuse, violence and harassment, writes Katherine Zappone.

Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'As the only independent woman in cabinet I am determined this will not be a once off'

I am ready for the negotiations ahead and have already made clear that the increases secured for childcare in Budget 2017 must at the very least be matched, writes Minister Katherine Zappone.

Sunday 14 May, 2017

'At the very least, Budget 2018 must match last year's childcare funds in order to deliver'

As Budget preparations begin, Minister Zappone says she will be arguing for more money come October.

Monday 2 June, 2014

Opinion: The issue at the heart of our housing crisis is an unaffordable private rental market

Adequate housing is a human right, vital to human dignity, security and well-being. No one deserves to be homeless – least of all a child – writes Senator Katherine Zappone.