Shireen Morris (@ShireenMorrisMs )

Shireen Morris

Bio Constitutional lawyer. Senior Lecturer. Policy Adviser. Author, commentator, former actress/singer. Views my own.
Location Melbourne
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Account created 09-10-2012 01:10:20
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Twitter for iPhone : Yes. It is unbelievable that, in 2021, dads don’t get equal opportunity to take parental leave. Instead the government’s scheme pressures mothers to be the primary carers, which is unfair to both dads & mums. Parental leave should facilitate freedom of choice.

TweetDeck : A lot of the reportage on vaccine targets is wrongly characterising the Morrison Govt's first reopening target as '70% of the population'.

In fact, the target is 70% of those aged 16+.

If children are unvaccinated, 70% of adults = 56% of the population.

Twitter for iPhone : Butterfingers at it again. Wastes billions of dollars on payments for businesses that didn’t need it; refuses to support some workers and small businesses that still do; then blames the unions! His whole argument demolished here. afr.com/brand/rear-win…

Twitter for iPhone : Unsolicited, a man once advised me my candidate pic was inappropriately unserious. “You look like someone my sons might want to take out” he said disapprovingly(!) How shall I fix this?” I asked. “Wear a suit” he said. “But this a suit jacket” I said. No reply. Perhaps a tie? 🤷🏽‍♀️

Twitter Web App : The history of disrespect of women MPs has a long tail & an ugly, chilling repetitiveness. 'Idiot, outsider' tropes began a century ago. But change is afoot. An excerpt from the new edition of my book Media Tarts: How The Press Frames Female Politicians.

abc.net.au/news/2021-07-2…

Twitter Web App : 🌎 The newly-elected president of the Chilean Constituent Assembly just gave her installation speech. She spoke powerfully about Indigenous rights in Chile, pledged solidarity with Indigenous peoples in Canada, and joined the world in mourning the unmarked graves found in Canada.

Twitter Web App : 🌏 Comparing the readability of high court rulings to J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.' According to this new paper, the most readable rulings come from the US Supreme Court. The least from the High Court of Australia. 😯

Link: ssrn.com/abstract=38538…

Twitter Media Studio : Here's what happened when we fact-checked some of Health Minister Greg Hunt's claims in this morning’s interview about Australia's vaccine rollout.

Twitter for Android : Following today's announcement, Sikh Volunteers Australia team will commence Free Food Home Delivery service to the 7 Council areas daily during the 7 days 'CIRCUIT BREAKER' lockdown period from tomorrow. If anyone need food assistance from any other area please feel free to call

Twitter for iPhone : Today marks Sorry Day. It also marks four years since the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

In it, First Nations people called for Voice, Treaty and Truth. Labor stands with you. (1/3)