Expressions of interest: 2023 Pathways to Politics Program for Women

Knowledge hub roundup: November 2022

Woman posting card into a red Victorian Electoral Commission box with "Every vote matters" written on the side

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’s new:

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Victorian election special

Our special Victorian election dossier features articles by 7 of the Pathways alum who ran in the Victorian election: Emily Bieber, Wesa Chau, Jacqui Hawkins, Kate Lardner, Sarah Mansfield, Georgie Purcell and Debbie Taylor-Haynes.

Woman posting card into a red Victorian Electoral Commission box with "Every vote matters" written on the side

Victorian election: the tide is changing with women on the run

Ahead of the 2022 Victorian election, Dr Lisa Carson analyses the current state of play and what lessons have been learned since the last Victorian state and federal elections, including the impact of targeted programs like Pathways to Politics making strides towards greater diversity.

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Women represent: power, politics and making a difference

A Victorian Women’s Trust panel discussion about the power women hold in office and the ways in which women lead – featuring Fiona Patten MP, the Hon. Judith Troeth, Samantha Ratnam, the Hon. Jenny Macklin and Ramona Vijeyarasa.

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Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech: 10 years on – with Mary Beard

Ten years on, Julia Gillard’s “misogyny speech” continues to inspire and challenge people to call out sexism and misogyny. In conversation with Professor Mary Beard, Julia Gillard explores the legacy of the speech and talks what comes next in the fight for equality.

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Podcast: A Podcast of One’s Own with Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard presents a podcast featuring discussions with well-known female leaders from the worlds of politics and more, including Annabel Crabb, Helen Clark, Theresa May, Dr Ngozi Okonjo and Jenny Macklin.

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Podcast: In the House and In the Senate

A podcast featuring conversations with the women of Australian politics – parliamentarians, staffers, party officials and more. Past guests include Linda Burney, Sarah Hanson-Young, Katie Allen and Anne Aly.

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Podcast: Ms Represented with Annabel Crabb and Steph Tisdell

Journalist Annabel Crabb and comedian Steph Tisdell chart the rise of female politicians in Australian politics and the unbelievable things they got up to along the way in this 6 episode ABC podcast.

Julia Gillard presenting keynote speech to the Summit audience

Gender equality in local government: Advancing Women’s Leadership Summit

Strategies to achieve gender equality in local government, with a keynote address by former Prime Minister Julia Gillard.



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