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And the winners of the 2012 Ernie Awards are…

September 27, 2012

Gold Ernie (and Media Silver Ernie) Alan Jones ‘Women are destroying the joint, Christine Nixon in Melbourne, Clover Moore here. Honestly. There’s no chaff bag big enough for these people.’ Industrial Silver Ernie David Farley, CEO Australian Agricultural Company when demonstrating a machine in the abattoir said - ’So it’s designed for non-productive old cows. Julia… Read the full article

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Hot tips to win the Twentieth Ernies

September 26, 2012

The twentieth Annual “Ernie” Awards for sexist remarks will take place at a gala dinner for 300 women at NSW Parliament House on Wednesday 26 September. The Ernies are awarded for sexist remarks made during the year. They are divided into the categories of Political, Industrial, Judicial, Media, Sport (The Warney) and Clerical/Celebrity (The Fred)…. Read the full article

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Twenty Years On

September 15, 2012
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Who would have thought that our fun dinner 20 years ago would have spawned an Australian institution? …Twenty years of the catch cry “Keep them nervous” and twenty years of embarrassed and sometimes defiant Ernies winners. At a serious level, the Ernies charts Australian misogyny and provides an important historical record of what men are actually… Read the full article

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Welcome to the new Ernies website

September 11, 2012

What began as a joke has morphed into a fun but deadly attack on Australian male sexism. Each year the Awards receive more and more media attention. The British press has always been fascinated by what they perceive as Australian ockerism.  The change from fun commentary to serious reporting really peaked in 2011 when the… Read the full article

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