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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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Article: Women – your parliament needs you!

Article: Women – your parliament needs you!

Article: Women - your parliament needs you! Article published in Her Canberra and written by Emma Macdonald. Purchase tickets here >>> MARGARET THATCHER ONCE STATED: IF YOU WANT SOMETHING SAID, ASK A MAN: IF YOU WANT SOMETHING DONE ASK A WOMAN. But when it...

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Manifesto of the Australian Gender Equality Council

Manifesto of the Australian Gender Equality Council

Today the AGEC launched our Manifesto for Gender Equality, a comprehensive statement of what true gender equality looks like and what is required to achieve it. While covering 12 dimensions of work and life, it importantly identifies the causes of inequality, not just...

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Gareth Evans: how to be a successful political leader

Gareth Evans: how to be a successful political leader

Not only in Australia but right around the world’s democracies, the quality of political leadership is as low as I can ever remember it – ranging, with only a handful of exceptions, from the underwhelming to the desolate to the appalling. Gareth Evans looks at what it...

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Black women take US mayoral reins in record numbers.

Black women take US mayoral reins in record numbers.

"Black women have historically driven the American political agenda as organizers and as voters. Now, an increasing number are leading the biggest cities in the United States. In 2013, one black woman was mayor of a major U.S. city, but black women today run seven of...

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Women in the BIG House

Women in the BIG House

Today Women for Election Australia took our cause to the halls of Parliament House in Canberra. Our CEO Licia Heath and Jenny Morris our Founder and Chair walked for 10km through the Senate offices meeting and greeting the female Senators and thanking them for being a...

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More women! But only those with merit: Scott Morrison

More women! But only those with merit: Scott Morrison

Merit was the key word mentioned when Prime Minister Scott Morrison said those at the NSW State Liberal conference on Saturday should get more women in Parliament. “I want to see more women in our parliament and I want to see the NSW division work with me and my team...

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Get Elected by Ruth McGowan

Get Elected by Ruth McGowan

Ruth McGowan is the author of Get Elected, the first national guide on how to run for office.  Ruth shared her practical experience of political campaigning at our program EQUIP on 24th August 2019. Ruth has more than 25 years of experience working in state and local...

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