Women for Election Australia CEO, Licia Heath recently interviewed Julia Banks, former Federal Member for Chisholm. As promised, we recorded the conversation so that everyone can be inspired by Julia’s journey through federal politics. We look forward to seeing what she does next.

Watch and enjoy…

Julia Banks is an experienced Business Leader, Company Director, General Counsel Company Secretary, and a former Member of the Parliament of Australia.

She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016 as the Liberal Member for Chisholm and was the only candidate to win a seat from the Opposition in a year when the Government was returned with a one seat majority. Amidst controversy in 2018 she resigned from the Liberal Party and stood as an Independent Member of Parliament.

Banks is a passionate advocate for gender equality and is Special Advisor to Gender Equity Victoria and an ambassador for Honour A Woman, Australia.

Julia was insightful and informative with her answers and we appreciate the time she took to spend with us. Thank you for your openess.

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