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Sam Mostyn speaks to Kurt Fearnley on One Plus One, ABC

Sam Mostyn speaks to Kurt Fearnley on One Plus One, ABC

Sam Mostyn has a long history of governance roles across business, sport, the arts, policy, diversity, indigenous and women’s affairs, and the not-for-profit sectors. In a recent conversation with Kurt Fearnley, she made a galvanising case for diversity in leadership....

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Gender and Politics: Is the future female?

Gender and Politics: Is the future female?

Women for Election Australia and Women’s Agenda recently had an online conversation. ‘Gender and Politics’ is a hot topic right now, with the success of female lead countries concerning the current global health crisis, the recent release of Julia Gillard and Ngozi...

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Why I got involved in WFEA… Brynnie Goodwill

Why I got involved in WFEA… Brynnie Goodwill

It was early in the summer of 1974, and the Watergate hearings in Washington, DC were in full swing. News of the existence of White House tapes created an unstoppable wave, leading to then-President Richard Nixon’s historic resignation on August 9. As a congressional...

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WFEA CEO Licia Heath speaking to Ken Sutcliffe on 2MG Mudgee

WFEA CEO Licia Heath speaking to Ken Sutcliffe on 2MG Mudgee

Licia spoke with Ken Sutcliffe on 30 July 2020 about encouraging and equipping women to run for local elections. Video supplied by 2MG. This video was originally posted on the 2MG Facebook page. If you’re already aware of the great work we do at WFEA, please share...

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Indigenous Lives Matter

Indigenous Lives Matter

WFEA joins the urgent call for racial justice here in Australia and stands in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatters movements. Over the past week, we have seen tens of thousands of Australians protest online and on the streets to demand an end to the racism and...

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Sue Cato joins Women for Election as an Ambassador

Sue Cato joins Women for Election as an Ambassador

 We are delighted to announce Sue Cato as a new Ambassador of Women for Election Australia. Not only is Sue a leader in her profession and a generous philanthropist, but she understands the critical need to have more women at the decision making table in our...

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Women for Election In Conversation: Interrupted June 2020

Women for Election In Conversation: Interrupted June 2020

  Today at 1pm our Women for Election Australia event webinar was hacked by people who feel challenged when women speak out. These people are more commonly known as misogynists. A misogynist can be a man or a woman (in this case it was men) but is defined as a...

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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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