Knowledge hub roundup: August 2022

Two Pathways to Politics alums, smiling, watching an address in the Victorian Parliament chambers

Launched in March this year, the Pathways to Politics Knowledge Hub is an online public platform where all women and gender diverse people can find practical tools, information and inspiration to help in their run for public office.

Here’s what we’ve added in the last month:

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Recommendations for your pathway to politics: Moo D’Ath

Shoalhaven Councillor and Pathways to Politics NSW alum Moo D’Ath gives her recommendations for content to set you on your pathway to politics.

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Can there be a different kind of politics?

How will the new government deliver on its promises? Sydney Ideas presents an in conversation with Sally Sitou, Member for Reid and alum of UNSW’s Pathways to Politics program; Kylea Tink, Member for North Sydney; Constitutional reform expert Anne Twomey; and political theorist Tim Soutphommasane.

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A Digital Resilience Toolkit for Women in Politics – #ShePersisted

This digital resilience toolkit from #ShePersisted brings together existing resources for digital security and tactics for preventing and handling the online harms most commonly experienced by women leaders online.

Two Pathways to Politics alums, smiling, watching an address in the Victorian Parliament chambers

Sharing the load: why can’t two people represent an electorate?

Job sharing has worked well in many other areas of employment, so why not consider it for members of parliament? In this 2020 article from Broad Agenda, Professor Kim Rubenstein puts forward the case for shared representation.

Professor Rubenstein also discusses the topic of job sharing and role-modelling in public office, as well as male allyship and female leadership during COVID-19, in the special Pathways to Politics panel event Reimagining Parliament alongside Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa (author of the Gender Legislative Index and The Woman President.)

Watch the recording here.


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