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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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More partisans than parachutes, more successful than not: Indigenous candidates of the major Australian parties

This study shows that Indigenous Australian candidates are usually winners – and Indigenous women have a higher success rate than men.

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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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Australian Indigenous women and political leadership: a conversation with Michelle Deshong, Dr Michelle Evans and Kat Henaway

Three remarkable advocates and change makers in conversation about the political participation of Indigenous women in Australia, initiatives designed to support Indigenous leadership, and their advice for Indigenous women who are thinking about running for elected office.

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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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Recommendations for your pathway to politics: Donisha Duff

QUT Pathways to Politics alum and Federal Labor Candidate for Bowman Donisha Duff gives her recommendations for content to set you on your pathway to politics.

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Recommendations for your pathway to politics: Takesa Frank

UNSW Pathways to Politics alum Takesa Frank gives her recommendations for content to set you on your pathway to politics.

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Yajilarra nhingi, mindija warrma: from dreams, let’s make it reality

Informed by over 2,000 First Nations women and girls, Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) is a once in a generation Report, providing a well overdue gender-lens across all aspects of life, showing that women are doing the backbone work of society.

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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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Councillor Vonda Malone: McKinnon Emerging Political Leader of the Year 2017

Proud Torres Strait Islander Cr Vonda Malone hopes the recognition she has received as McKinnon Emerging Political Leader of the Year (2017) will encourage both women and Indigenous representatives from remote communities to come forward to represent their communities in the political arena.

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