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Sharon Hollis @s_hollis1 Melbourne Vic

Ex-moderator, Resource development @ucavictas, President-Elect @UnitingChurchAu sole parent, loves art galleries, good coffee and lively conversation.

508 Following   469 Followers   1,702 Tweets

Joined Twitter 5/28/15


Media release: additional investment in social housing and support services is urgently needed to avoid more people… https://t.co/MbrbNyD13b
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis“We are clouded with dreams of economy and market value, and we forget that the land is still speaking, that the fo… https://t.co/OmUXeMO5Fl
Retweeted by Sharon HollisI knew university work had become more insecure but had no idea it was as high as this. How can a University hope t… https://t.co/ljgbCrYSHb @PatsKarvelas My daughter is in year 12. Very similar sad about not being at school, not seeing friends no formal,… https://t.co/f3R7JpD1Ga @ba_smithy @PatsKarvelas Denying your emotions doesn’t build resilience. Naming them, feeling them and then learnin… https://t.co/thNsVhrWnJ @johnconnell1981 @georgiedent I know none of this is easy but I hope it might be a small comfort to your wife to kn… https://t.co/XTMpHF5in9 @Utopiana I’ve been thinking the same thing. A day or two off would be good modelling. I also wonder about good dec… https://t.co/17bk7KajHr
8/5
2020
BTW, Melbourne, it's just a curfew. Did you know that in Perth there was a curfew for Aboriginal people from 1927… https://t.co/WOZE1E9gU3
Retweeted by Sharon HollisThe COVID pandemic could push over 70 million people globally into extreme poverty. 🚫 We don’t have to let this ha… https://t.co/dCp2ej9R0y
Retweeted by Sharon HollisNot just universities that could make a tidy sum from this suggestion. https://t.co/Utsp7gFYFiHappy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day! Our next generation will be formidable. Their identity… https://t.co/udwjDDTon0
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8/4
2020
@wordstitch @_denisescott I listened to it on audiobook which for me added to the charm. @PatsKarvelas I’m finally grateful that my daughters are both vegetarians and so our household is basically vegetar… https://t.co/FzazW2DtOq
8/3
2020
The Victorian experience with the pandemic should send alarm bells ringing to all Australians about just how disadv… https://t.co/ErvdJ0JQOr
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8/2
2020
If you haven’t watched this remarkable documentary don’t miss this opportunity. https://t.co/w0EHTgjfKU
8/1
2020
Naming Brisbane women risks 'a second wave of Covid-related racial hostility’. It’s good to see ⁦@QldHumanRights⁩ s… https://t.co/WhpRi8oODv
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7/31
2020
The media seem to be complicit in those young women being locked up. It’s vile. I hope they’re held to account. https://t.co/9nticloLTe
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis @AmyThunig Yes, yes, yes.Sad to see the ABC decide to name the two women in Queensland accused of breaching public health orders. There’s so… https://t.co/a4ZGoMnTVr
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis @PatsKarvelas She is talented, it looks great.For those of you who thought that yesterday's masque sheep was a bit near (see what I did there?), may I present th… https://t.co/LCyEcNsVju
Retweeted by Sharon HollisThere’s so much of this Queensland story that is cooked in terms of media ethics, but the police leaking to journal… https://t.co/fqomJvCBZd
Retweeted by Sharon HollisAustralians have now withdrawn $42 billion from their superannuation accounts, exceeding Government expectations by… https://t.co/E4LKvG3EST
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis @vanOnselenP My 17 year old has just started philosophy as a VCE student and keeps asking why I didn’t make her do it earlier. She loves it.
7/30
2020
If we don't come out of COVID-19 with: 1. Universal secure working conditions; 2. Better work-life balance; 3. More… https://t.co/nZXMtVr2IU
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis @liammiller87 @Broken_Bread Agree this is a wonderful reflection, beautiful and challenging.
7/29
2020
@ltercation @LucyTreloar It’s a wonderful book, so glad my book group read it and discussed it together. Glorious w… https://t.co/s64tsAxdESWhat an extraordinary story. https://t.co/GUWdC0rnOi @PatsKarvelas @frankelly08 I was thinking how hard it must also be for the health minister Jenny Mikakos as a Greek-Australian.
7/28
2020
Ten is to young to be sent to prison, we need to #RaiseTheAge. If you haven’t signed the petition please consider d… https://t.co/iF3ynKo2r6
7/24
2020
This is me at 10 placing cycling cards on my desk for school. Kids belong in schools and out playing sport, not in… https://t.co/uUr7h1JFE6
Retweeted by Sharon HollisThis is me at 10 doing what every 10 yr old should be doing. Our kids belong in schools not in prison @MarkSpeakmanhttps://t.co/SDUxKbyWGK
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7/23
2020
@NaomiWolfeAU That’s a superpower I could get behind, I think he is onto something
7/22
2020
@BradonFrench Lots of love to you and your family, that’s tough.Important to note that face coverings can be removed to help communicate with hearing impaired people who need to s… https://t.co/3p6T1dmX54 @MissFeigh It’s very unfair you have to worry about this. If we could trust everyone who can to wear a mask then we… https://t.co/NF7Th4IrYDPLEASE remember that no mask DOES NOT = anti-masker! I am so afraid that my non-verbal, teenaged and autistic son i… https://t.co/8HW8b9jhsu
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7/21
2020
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7/18
2020
@Kate19695843 @carlyfindlay Me too the brooch is so gorgeous and the whole outfit lovely. @liammiller87 I hope you are talking about the reception and not weddings your are officiating at.Victoria spends $638,173 each year for each child and young person who is in detention. Instead of building more pr… https://t.co/w7f1ovG6eY
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7/17
2020
@robynjwhitaker Neither have I @slamup They look so beautiful, eagerly awaiting the book.
7/16
2020
@MargaretSimons reporting from North Melbourne and Flemington has been exemplary. Measured, thoughtful, factual and… https://t.co/mdPrc7BBPtSeriously??!! https://t.co/qmfME3jZLmThis isn’t true. https://t.co/za1OjApOnU
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7/15
2020
Well here is something to keep us entertained and probably outraged during lockdown in Melbourne. Should be interes… https://t.co/VzWM4mcJx7
7/9
2020
@TownsendJoelC Does it match their parents enthusiasm?
7/7
2020
I feel heartsick that sending in the police seems to be our best response to a public health crisis. What about com… https://t.co/zNh2WoMP3G
7/5
2020
Rana Ramlawi, a 23-year-old Palestinian woman from the Gaza Strip, who creates sand sculptures to reflect the pligh… https://t.co/ZEYGtqOFRD
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7/1
2020
@seanfwinter What I find amusing about all these people drinking Colonial beer as a political statement is the comp… https://t.co/I2Wdhp3yZW
6/28
2020
Untitled Rainbows, 2006 by Australian Aboriginal artist, Gloria Mills Petyarre #womensart https://t.co/Yh8I5pNlax
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6/27
2020
I love this book dedication. https://t.co/44GrFsUGxgWomen paint their clothes with red paint in protest against the J. Marion Sims statue in New York, known as the “fa… https://t.co/bYBq2uSqGY
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6/25
2020
Can’t express how depressed I feel about this. The govt continues its ideological attack on the scholarship & train… https://t.co/732p4N036i
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis @GerryGannon @CanberraInsider @Davelennonabc That’s the best you’ve got from a photo of one of the largest grassroo… https://t.co/U82be7wntN @TheBookMuse1 @clareawright @MST_Writes @CanberraInsider @text_publishing I recommend putting it at the top of the… https://t.co/u9mtAMADvD
6/18
2020
I’m all for building more statues like this. Most of the current ones censor out the stories of BIPOC people and wo… https://t.co/03BRwLLsLn
6/14
2020
@vanOnselenP Staying ignorant on one of the most important issues facing the country is wilful. I’m the same age as… https://t.co/TG3hAxAsiX
6/12
2020
My grandmother was forcely taken to Cootamundra Girls home & forced to work as a domestic WITHOUT pay for a number… https://t.co/q1QHg365wt
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis @RinseRepeatPod That will give me a chance to catch up. Congratulations.
6/11
2020
Join us 5pm today for the first in a series of live-streamed conversations with our partners. Pacific partners talk… https://t.co/c4ILIplk88
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6/10
2020
Unraveling, (2015-ongoing), by Sonya Clark, US artist #womensart https://t.co/64rkcQ13W5
Retweeted by Sharon HollisThe death toll has increased to 437 from 432 on Saturday. Black people are being killed in a system that is meant t… https://t.co/SDNktIsOTc
Retweeted by Sharon HollisDismantling white supremacy requires a lot of different kinds of work. I think much of it can be broken up to inter… https://t.co/qhlk4UxhS8
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6/9
2020
Again. And, by the way, note that the company running this prison also runs Australia's detention centres.… https://t.co/XdkM9aRKnj
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6/8
2020
The Black Queen (2010) by Jamaican-born painter Tamara Natalie Madden #womensart https://t.co/a3ngFB14YK
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6/7
2020
#blacklivesmatteraustralia REMEMBER HER NAME VERONICA NELSON 🖤 https://t.co/XtyzVWHTtX
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6/6
2020
To be perfectly fkn clear - last week some 3000 people gathered to protest based on conspiracy theories over 5G. No… https://t.co/meBSf3oslU
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis“I'll tell you what Freedom is to me. No fear.” - Nina Simone (image, M. Ochs) https://t.co/rfjJwxgdOx
Retweeted by Sharon HollisIndigenous health leader and our CEO Pat Turner has rejected Health Minister Greg Hunt's suggestion that… https://t.co/0fzGBJT8Hk
Retweeted by Sharon HollisYou allowed thousands to disembark from the Ruby Princess which has cost 22 Australians lives. You already disregar… https://t.co/CiarF2o8Ug
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis'Untitled, rainbow' by Gloria Mills Petyarre, Australian Aboriginal artist #womensart #WorldEnvironmentDay https://t.co/upKLYYnwIv
Retweeted by Sharon HollisOrganisers of these rallies have put together excellent public health resources ahead of this weekend. They have be… https://t.co/54k3HbQLXU
Retweeted by Sharon HollisAll good questions, waiting for the answers @LisanevilleMP https://t.co/6j3EkpNnGM
6/5
2020
'When we do hear about the Indigenous lives lost in custody, it is undoubtedly because of the persistence, expertis… https://t.co/WgvQu6A5nz
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6/3
2020
How, why, stop. https://t.co/Lbzf5FW6X2
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis @BradonFrench A win is a winOver 424 Aboriginal people have lost theirs lives since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. T… https://t.co/ql5nXZW4Zn
Retweeted by Sharon Hollis @BradonFrench So you persuaded Geoff on Frozen2?https://t.co/36tIq5eSPk
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6/2
2020
'The limits of freedom of speech begin where hatred is spread.'Such a simple gutsy statement that should be repeate… https://t.co/7POg7WvhtP
Retweeted by Sharon HollisFollowing Reconciliation week, here are two campaigns/causes that I think are good places to put money: 1) Aborigin… https://t.co/8Hxioov14x
Retweeted by Sharon HollisIf you’ve watch in horror at what is happening in the States then here is a reminder of black deaths in custody in… https://t.co/1MUIyqxUl6
6/1
2020
David Dungay Jr, a proud Dunghutti man, died in Long Bay Gaol in 2015. He cried out over & over that he could not b… https://t.co/HxfqB2dM2g
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5/30
2020
This is the best COVID-19 ad by a long way. So funny. https://t.co/12tjjjvawLAnd we call this reconciliation week? https://t.co/9mQmyZp4kCOne day I’d like to mark Reconciliation Week with pride because Second People’s have done the work of facing up to… https://t.co/hQ9e16DVEFAs a settler in this land I should only mark reconciliation week if I’m prepared to do the work of decolonising my… https://t.co/U5LsrmExSB
5/28
2020
I acknowledge I live on the lands of the Wurunjeri people of the Kulin nation and pay ny respects to their elders p… https://t.co/DLVvUCkef4White Colonisation invaded Australia, committing mass genocide, slavery, stealing land & children. All acts that co… https://t.co/rmG7pBjVWZ
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5/27
2020
Doesn’t say much for our desire for the truth telling, treaty and recognition of the importance of First Peoples cu… https://t.co/PBU7W4TMENToday is a day to honour the resilience, grace and dignity of all those in the Indigenous community who lived with… https://t.co/GdEWR31Shf
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5/26
2020
@Pearl_Taylor_ That is a glorious creation.
5/25
2020
White people love Indian food but won’t extend JobKeeper and Jobseeker to temporary visa holders, students, migrant… https://t.co/F4WstbwFjX
Retweeted by Sharon HollisThis is a shameful outcome. https://t.co/Er0MbqZaGz
5/16
2020
@BradonFrench Brilliant
5/13
2020
@liammiller87 @theodramatist Well there go a few of my dollars, I’m looking forward to having time to weigh my choices carefully.
4/29
2020
@liammiller87 @theodramatist The mug is excellent.
4/28
2020
@EllenMVeronica @slamup Me too
4/18
2020

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