Almost every council in Australia has a gallery of “dead men”, says Licia Heath. In the Cairns regional council, the gallery of past mayors – overwhelmingly white and male – is in the civic reception room.
Underneath their gaze, a change is taking place. A group of Indigenous women and women from other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are meeting to learn how to launch their own political campaign.
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