WFEA appoints former Wentworth candidate as its first CEO

WFEA appoints former Wentworth candidate as its first CEO

Former Wentworth by-election candidate Licia Heath today announces her next career move, as the first CEO of Women for Election Australia (WFEA), a not-for-profit, non-partisan organisation encouraging and supporting more women to succeed in Australian politics....
Tasmania leading the way on female representation in Parliament

Tasmania leading the way on female representation in Parliament

History has been made by Tasmania becoming the first Australian state to return a female-majority parliament. To most observers, Tasmania might not seem politically ahead of the curve. But that’s soon to change on the island state, with women about to outnumber...
Why Australia’s female MPs are still struggling for survival

Why Australia’s female MPs are still struggling for survival

If the Coalition is to tackle the gender gap that is obvious in its federal ranks, then there are strong arguments that Wentworth needs a woman as its local member. Both the Coalition and Labor have a preponderance of women in marginal seats, which impairs MPs’...