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Knowledge hub roundup: April 2023

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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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Mentor match: an interview with Senator Janet Rice and Dr Judy Tang

“Even though I have a lot of things on my plate after every conversation with Janet, I suddenly have more energy to add more plates!” Senator Janet Rice and Dr Judy Tang talk to Pathways to Politics about their mentoring relationship.

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Mentor match: an interview with Georgie Purcell MP and Cr Jenna Davey-Burns

“For women in politics, no matter where you sit politically, there’s a kind of shared camaraderie and understanding.” Georgie Purcell MP and Cr Jenna Davey-Burns talk to Pathways to Politics about their mentoring relationship.

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Recommendations for your pathway to politics: Sarina Kilham

Sarina Kilham, Independent candidate for Heffron and Pathways to Politics alum, gives her recommendations for content to set you on your pathway to politics.

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Recommendations for your pathway to politics: Angela Maguire

Angela Maguire, Independent candidate for Hawkesbury and Pathways to Politics alum, gives her recommendations for content to set you on your pathway to politics.

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Celebrating women in leadership: a Pathways panel discussion

Why does increasing women’s representation in politics matter, and how is Pathways to Politics a part of accelerating this shift? Featuring Carol Schwartz AO, Elizabeth Lee MLA and Gai Brodtmann, hosted by University of Canberra.

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Parenting and public life: a panel discussion

How can sitting politicians achieve a family-work balance & break down the barriers that women face in achieving equal representation in politics? A candid panel discussion with Sally Sitou MP (Pathways to Politics alum), Hon Andrew Leigh MP & Elizabeth Lee MLA.

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Women in politics: 2023 map

The women in politics: 2023 map presents global data for women in executive positions and national parliaments, showing that women are underrepresented at all levels of decision-making worldwide. Where does Australia rank?

Image of presenter Chris Eddy wearing blazer and glasses, with large microphone in foreground, overlaid with text: Local government News Roundup with Chris Eddy

Podcast: Local Government News Roundup

News and interviews from the local government sector in Victoria, interstate and internationally.


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