As the federal election date draws nearer, it’s almost impossible for Australians to avoid the policies, promises and paraphernalia of political parties and candidates contesting the election.
Since Australia has compulsory voting, every eligible person will be required to participate in the democratic process. But how prepared is every Australian to cast their vote with confidence? In particular, how prepared do women who have migrated to this country as adults feel about participating in the Australian democratic system?
To help answer this, I led a project that examined the perspectives and political aspirations of migrant women.
Click here to read the full article published by Monash University on 13 May 2022.