Author/Editor: Anne Thacker


Anne Thacker has been practising at the Victorian Bar in Melbourne since 1986. She practises in jurisdictions ranging from criminal and civil law to family law, equal opportunity law and administrative law. She has also practised as a Solicitor and Barrister in other states including Queensland, New South Wales, and the Northern Territory. She is currently a magistrate in Queensland. Anne’s other involvements with law have included being a member of the editorial committee of The Law Handbook, member of Feminist Lawyers and writing journal articles on topics including sentencing criminal offenders; human rights and IVF; family law and domestic violence; rape law and community attitudes; and the power of judges.

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Women And The Law

Out Now
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

Robin Morgan

I‘ve had me up my sleeve
I‘ve pulled me from my hat
I’ve planted myself in the audience
as the patsy I dare to decipher...



Renate Klein

   Pared down to cold hard facts, surrogacy is the commissioning/buying/ renting of a woman into whose womb an embryo is...

The Pimping of Prostitution

The Pimping of Prostitution

Julie Bindel

This book examines one of the most contested issues facing feminists, human rights activists and governments around the...

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

Michelle Hattingh

I am the statistic that I read about. I am the thing I always feared most. I am rape.

That morning, Michelle had...

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