NSW Election: Family pledges
Big issues aside, NSW families are hoping for relief in the major parties’ back-seat pledges and election promises.
Thousands of Australian school and university students will head-off to class on Friday March 15, fully intending to walk out halfway through.
IWD falls on March 8, but rallies and marches - like this one in Sydney - are reserved for weekends, when more people are free to show their support.
As Yazidis settle into Australian life, they worry about family stuck in refugee camps; they grieve those lost in the 2014 massacre; and they wonder what happened to those who have never been found.
Women and girls of all ages padded up for a beginner's workshop at the Sydenham Green Skate Park, in a quirky take on this year's IWD theme, #BalanceforBetter.