Women Leading Locally targets ‘voters looking for women’s names on ballots’ in 2024 local elections

Women Leading Locally targets ‘voters looking for women’s names on ballots’ in 2024 local elections

Article by Katherine Smyrk After the federal election led to a record number of women elevated to positions of power, Licia Heath is hoping to see an impact on a local level. Key points: Wangaratta was identified as one of 30 areas that had low numbers of women in local government A fellowship is being…

Yes, more women are running for office in the Federal Election – but not in winnable seats

Yes, more women are running for office in the Federal Election – but not in winnable seats

It’s exciting to see that a record-breaking number of women are running in this Federal Election, but the numbers mask the real story – according to new research from ANU, just two in 10 female candidates are contesting winnable seats. Male candidates are overwhelmingly more likely to be up for election in safe, winnable seats….

Radio: 2BS Live & Local. Licia Heath, WFE CEO with Jac Underwood

Radio: 2BS Live & Local. Licia Heath, WFE CEO with Jac Underwood

Licia Heath, CEO of Women for Election spoke with Jac Underwood on Live & Local, 12 – 4 pm Weekdays, about the launch of powerlikeyouveneverseen.org. Listen to their discussion now: https://wfe.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/LiciaHeath-LIVEANDLOCAL-1.mp4 Watch the POWER LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN video here… Listen to more radio interviews in our media section. Share this radio:

POWER LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN: Australians concerned that women are significantly underrepresented across all levels of Government

POWER LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN: Australians concerned that women are significantly underrepresented across all levels of Government

Women for Election urges Australians to rethink the face of power ahead of the Federal Election and support a new era of female political leadership Sydney – Women for Election, a for-purpose organisation that provides practical support for women seeking to enter politics, is urging more Australian women to get involved in politics and become…

WFEA Parliamentary Friendship Group: Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

WFEA Parliamentary Friendship Group: Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

The Women for Election Australia Parliamentary Friendship Groupis a non-partisan initiative, to redress the gender imbalance in political representation across all of Australia’s parliamentary chambers; from Canberra to our local council chambers. This group will bring together female and male champions from across party lines and states to show support for the work WFEA is doing out in the community Senator…