Queensland Speaks: Women Talking about Leadership

Casey Northam and Danielle Miller


The Queensland Speaks oral history website provides a series of snapshots of women’s participation in the Queensland Parliament and public service. It presents the material in an interesting and engaging manner that reinforces the continued relevance of feminism. The website includes interviews with former women parliamentarians from both sides of politics as well as with individuals who have held leadership roles within the public service. This chapter draws on the stories of these interviewees to highlight the efforts that women have made to make Queensland a fairer and more representative democracy, and to demonstrate the educational potential of the website.


women, Queensland, parliament, public service, oral history

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