Launch of Parliamentary Friends of Women for Election

Launch of Parliamentary Friends of Women for Election

By Kali Goldstone, Consultant at WOMEN FOR ELECTION On Tuesday November 30th, Women for Election launched our Parliamentary Friends of Women for Election online at Parliament House. It was an auspicious event considering that the report, Set the Standard, authored by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, a culmination of a seven-month review of the workplace culture…

Why running for office was one of the most positive experiences of Licia Heath’s life

Why running for office was one of the most positive experiences of Licia Heath’s life

Originally published on Money Magazine on Friday 17 September 2021   Licia Heath is passionate about encouraging more women to participate in politics. As CEO of WOMEN FOR ELECTION, a non-partisan group committed to increasing the number of women in public office, she works inspire and equip them with the skills to run. Heath has…

Less than one third of Councillors in NSW are women. The opportunity for women to stand for election is here.

Less than one third of Councillors in NSW are women. The opportunity for women to stand for election is here.

Originally published on Women’s Agenda on Tuesday 25 May 2021 High on the first page of the Federal Women’s Budget, a crucial statement reads: “Women in visible positions of leadership are vital as role models to bring about cultural change, and to ensure respect for women in the workplace.” After three weeks touring regional NSW…

Radio: New research shows scale of sexism and bad behaviour at local government level

Radio: New research shows scale of sexism and bad behaviour at local government level

Councillor Joanne McRae, the only female councillor on Orange City Council, is an alumnus of WOMEN FOR ELECTION. In this radio interview she speaks about the challenges she’s experienced and why she wants more women in council chambers across NSW. It is crucial that we achieve equal representation in local government as it provides better…

Scott Morrison PM: There has never been a more important time for women to stand in this place

Scott Morrison PM: There has never been a more important time for women to stand in this place

“There has never been a more important time for women to stand in this place. I want to see more women in this place… I intend to do more.” Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia, 23rd March 2021. WOMEN FOR ELECTION is here to help. We are a non-partisan not-for-profit intent on inspiring and equipping…