sometimes I get so linkspam

Monique Brumby, Fool for You. Steph wrote some of her first terrible fanfic to this album (Thylacine). She just serenaded the cat to this song.

HELLO: ‘The dream of our ancestors’: Victorian bill gives Indigenous owners custodianship of Yarra

This is from the US but you should still read it: An Artists’ Guide to Not Being Complicit with Gentrification.

It will not surprise you to learn that Steph hates the CEO Sleepout. The CEO Pikeout: How The Rich & Powerful Do Charity.

EXCUSE ME: Are echidnas really platypuses?

Australians idealise the ‘good bloke’. But he can be dangerous.

What lies beneath the brave new world of feminist dystopian sci-fi?

Driverless cars: Kangaroos throwing off animal detection software.

The Great Uprising: How a Powder Revolutionized Baking.

this photo series captures what microaggressions feel like all my lovehearts to this

Erica came to Continuum as her first SFF Con: 5 Reasons You Should go to an SFF Convention

Plan to restrict pension for older migrants ‘unprecedented’ in Australia

Mamamia’s weekly fail this week is at least hilarious, and Buzzfeed is here to pull it apart for us: Everybody Is Totally Baffled By This Woman’s Financial Advice

Last time Liz was in Avid Reader (which was admittedly years ago) she was appalled by their limited range of genre and YA. But this is great: How an independent bookstore took on anti-feminist trolls and won

Grassroots Business

The gorgeous Waltja is an Aboriginal-controlled community organisation in NT. They’re currently fundraising for winter blankets for remote communities in NT and you should donate!

Donate to Share the Warmth this Winter.

(Also they make cute jewellery that Steph loves)