• Women in Parliament: A global perspective on Australia’s performance

    Virginia Haussegger     |      October 27, 2018

    Australia likes to boast that in 1902 it became the first nation in the world to give women the right to vote and run for federal parliament, but in reality we have lagged behind other nations in terms of women in politics.

  • The power of parity: Australia’s progress on gender equality

    Virginia Haussegger     |      May 6, 2018

    Australia ranks well in terms of gender equality in the Asia-Pacific, however progress on key indicators such as gender wage gaps and women’s political representation has stagnated in recent years. Shifts in attitudes towards gender are required to unlock the full potential of women in society.