Australia’s independents: the women aiming to shake up parliament

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Australia’s independents: the women aiming to shake up parliament

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Earlier this year, following a string of attacks on women in the Australian Parliament House in Canberra, both verbal and physical, a popular female TV host asked rhetorically whether the easiest place in the country to rape a woman is in Parliament House.

Now, a group of independent female candidates are looking to batter down parliament’s doors at the next federal election, to be held sometime between March and May 2022.

Click here to read the full article published by The Diplomat on 27 December 2021.


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