Women for Election Australia provides leadership & mentoring programs for women aspiring to enter public life & those already holding elected office in Australia.

#WomenInTheHouse

Women for Election Australia (WFEA) provides leadership & mentoring programs for women aspiring to enter public life & those already holding elected office in Australia.

#WomenInTheHouse

We want to highlight the issues facing women during the COVID-19 crisis.

Fill out our survey and/or share a 90 second video about how the COVID-19 Crisis has effected you. We want to read the temperature of how women are being affected at home and work by this crisis.

We want to highlight the issues facing women during the COVID-19 crisis.

Fill out our survey and/or share a 90 second video about how the COVID-19 Crisis has effected you. We want to read the temperature of how women are being affected at home and work by this crisis.

Research clearly shows that to bring about real change a combination of hard measures (quotas) and additional supports, including mentoring and training programmes and women’s political networks, is required.

Women for Election Australia aims to provide programmes designed specifically to empower women and to help them overcome challenges they may face when considering a career in politics.

Senator Mehreen Faruqi: Childcare is an essential service
https://womensagenda.com.au/latest/soapbox/senator-mehreen-faruqi-childcare-is-an-essential-service/
When the minister considers extending free #childcare he should fix the program brought in during COVID-19.
#wfea #womenforelection #equality #equalitymatters #includsion #auspol

Women for Election Information Session http://ow.ly/fvwT50zTawB
We recently ran an Zoom chat to explain what we do and why we do it. If you missed it, here is a recording. We need more women in government.
#wfea #womenforelection #voteher #auspol #equality

Join us TODAY @ 3 PM for In Conversation with Kristy McBain, Women for Election alumni & Labor's candidates for the Eden-Monaro by-election http://ow.ly/JHId50zS248 Register now, it's free.
#wfea #womenforelection #kristymcbain #auspol #votewomen #electwomen

@georgiedent And most councils & parliaments in Oz. It's time for our government to reflect the demographics of our communities.

Tune into @WomenElectionOz @Algwanational @Pathways_UoM
#BeHer
#AskHerToStand
#SupportHer
#runlikeamother
#GetElected
#SheShouldRun
#VoteForHer
#WomeninPolitics

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Research clearly shows that to bring about real change a combination of hard measures (quotas) and additional supports, including mentoring and training programmes and women’s political networks, is required.

WFEA aims to provide programmes designed specifically to empower women & to help them overcome challenges they may face when considering a career in politics.

Senator Mehreen Faruqi: Childcare is an essential service
https://womensagenda.com.au/latest/soapbox/senator-mehreen-faruqi-childcare-is-an-essential-service/
When the minister considers extending free #childcare he should fix the program brought in during COVID-19.
#wfea #womenforelection #equality #equalitymatters #includsion #auspol

Women for Election Information Session http://ow.ly/fvwT50zTawB
We recently ran an Zoom chat to explain what we do and why we do it. If you missed it, here is a recording. We need more women in government.
#wfea #womenforelection #voteher #auspol #equality

Join us TODAY @ 3 PM for In Conversation with Kristy McBain, Women for Election alumni & Labor's candidates for the Eden-Monaro by-election http://ow.ly/JHId50zS248 Register now, it's free.
#wfea #womenforelection #kristymcbain #auspol #votewomen #electwomen

@georgiedent And most councils & parliaments in Oz. It's time for our government to reflect the demographics of our communities.

Tune into @WomenElectionOz @Algwanational @Pathways_UoM
#BeHer
#AskHerToStand
#SupportHer
#runlikeamother
#GetElected
#SheShouldRun
#VoteForHer
#WomeninPolitics

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Blog

Women for Election Information Session via Zoom :: May 2020

Women for Election Information Session via Zoom :: May 2020

We recently ran a Women for Election Information Session to explain what we do and why we do it. If you missed it, here is a recording. https://youtu.be/KXluuj3S40I Licia is the CEO of Women for Election Australia (WFEA) and ran as an Independent in the high profile...

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Article: Event to increase women in politics

Article: Event to increase women in politics

Article: Event to increase women in politics Article published in The Canberra Times and written by Sally Whyte. When Licia Heath ran as an independent candidate at the Wentworth by-election last year, she had little idea what she was in for. Since that "six week...

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Events

Women for Election In Conversation with Dai Le ::  3 June 2020

Women for Election In Conversation with Dai Le :: 3 June 2020

Women for Election Australia are inviting you to our online In Conversation series, hosted by Licia Heath. Our guest is Dai Le whose mission is to help build an inclusive society where the leadership of mainstream institutions, and organisations genuinely reflect the...

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Women for Election In Conversation: Kristy McBain ::  28 May 2020

Women for Election In Conversation: Kristy McBain :: 28 May 2020

Women for Election Australia are inviting you to our In Conversation series, hosted by Licia Heath. Our guest is Kristy McBain, who is a Women for Election 2018 alumni and, is running as Labor’s candidate for the Eden-Monaro by-election.  The last six months have been...

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Women for Election Information Session ::  21 May 2020

Women for Election Information Session :: 21 May 2020

We are holding an online information session to share more about our mission, training programs and future events. The online event will be hosted by Licia Heath with guest presenter Ruth McGowan. Licia is the CEO of Women for Election Australia (WFEA) and ran as an...

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Media

Podcast: Licia Heath on What she did next

Podcast: Licia Heath on What she did next

Our fearless leader and CEO, Licia Heath recently spoke to Jacquie Ooi for her podcast WHAT SHE DID NEXT.  Listen to this episode NOW! Find out more about Licia's motivations and why she is so passionate about inspiring more women to enter politics (at every level) to...

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Licia Heath, WFEA CEO on The Drum :: 5 March 2020

Licia Heath, WFEA CEO on The Drum :: 5 March 2020

Watch Women for Election Australia CEO, Licia Heath on ABC's The Drum. Host: Julia BairdPanel: Diana Sayed, Licia Heath, Peter Collins, Jenna PriceGuest: Kate Jenkins, Andrew WearThe panel discusses family violence as state and federal leaders prepare to meet to...

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