Women in parliament and politics: a quick guide to key internet links

Updated 15 December 2020

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Anna Hough, Hannah Gobbett and Dr Joy McCann
Politics and Public Administration Section

This Quick Guide provides direct links to key websites, information and documents relating to:

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Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia

State and Territory Parliaments

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia

Women in politics

Political parties

Overseas parliaments


New Zealand

United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

United States of America

Other resources


  • Australian Government Office for Women: part of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet; aims to ensure a whole-of-government approach to providing better economic and social outcomes for women
  • Inter-Parliamentary Union: For information on Australian female Parliamentarians by Chamber, select ‘Australia – House of Representatives’ or ‘Australia – Senate’.
  • Women in Politics: published by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) to support the 2010 Year of Women in Local Government
  • Australian Women's Register: search for information about Australian women and their organisations, including references to archival resources
  • Women's Constitutional Conventions: 1998 and 2002: compiled by Women for An Australian Republic

Around the world

International conventions and agreements


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