• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002709

Women and politics [sound recording] : an ANU Convocation luncheon address given on 22 July 1982 by Marian Sawer ; introduced by Senator Susan Ryan

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 1153
  • Date Range 22-Jul-82 - 22-Jul-82
  • Description

    Sawer talks about how far women have come in Australian politics; problems faced by women; stereotyping; the ALP’s aim of proportional representation for women; problems faced by a women MPs in obtaining a suitable portfolio. She then answers questions from the audience regarding attitudes of male politicians; importance of affirmative action progress in Australia; value of radical feminists in Parliament and the role of women MPs.

  • Access Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use from the Australian National University

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  • Primary Creator
    • Sawer, Marian (1946 - )