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Celebrating women in leadership: 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.

Profile photos of Senator Dorinda Cox (Senate Candidate for Greens WA), Jackie Bennett (No. 2 Senate Candidate for the Australian Federation Party QLD), Clr Trish Frail (Candidate for Parkes, Greens NSW) and Tabatha Young (Candidate for Bonner QLD).

Federal election: Aboriginal women candidates

This Candid Conversations recording from Politics in Colour features Aboriginal federal election candidates Senator Dorinda Cox, Jackie Bennett, Cr Trish Frail and Tabatha Young.

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Candidates of colour running in the 2022 federal election

A list of candidates of colour running for election, compiled by the Centre of Multicultural Political Engagement, Literacy and Leadership.

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Represent us: Plan International report

What are the key barriers to young women entering politics? This report from PLAN International Australia draws on surveys of 1000+ young women aged 18-24 to gauge their views on the culture and diversity of representation in Australian politics.

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Politics in Colour

Politics in Colour aims to amplify diversity in politics. They provide workshops and training to assist diverse Australians considering a career in politics and address the challenges facing people from under-served communities.

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A truly representative democracy: increasing the representation of Indigenous and culturally diverse women in Australian politics

This report by Pathways to Politics alum Stephanie Milione for EMILY’s List Australia explores the challenges and opportunities female candidates face and how they can best be supported.

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