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Vale Heather Southcott AM: First woman to lead a political party in Australia

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Date: 15 December 2014
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Australia has lost another inspirational political leader in Heather Southcott, who died on Friday 21 November 2014, aged 86. In 1982, Southcott became the first woman to lead a political …

Congratulations Elizabeth Broderick and all of Australia’s 2014 Women of Influence.

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Date: 23 October 2014
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Ten extraordinary women have been recognised as part of a new generation of leaders making their mark in their chosen fields and on the national stage, the judges of The …

It’s official: Australian women are under represented in Australian parliaments.

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Date: 10 July 2014
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Research undertaken by Dr Joy McCann and Janet Wilson, on behalf of the Department of Parliamentary Services, confirms that across Australia, women continue to be significantly under-represented in parliament and …

The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth Century Australia is now online!

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Date: 1 May 2014
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The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth Century Australia is an exciting new online resource that documents the many and varied ways that Australian …

‘A woman of many firsts’: Dame Quentin Bryce and ‘normalising the unusual’.

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Date: 27 March 2014
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Dame Quentin Bryce’s term as the twentieth-fifth  Governor General of  Australia, and the first woman to be appointed to the position,
officially ended on March 26th, 2014. A woman of many …