Public lunchtime lectures held at Parliament House in Canberra, on topics related to Parliament and governance. Transcripts, audio and television recordings of past lectures are also available.
75 years of women in political leadership in the Australian Parliament
Date: Friday 16 November 2018
Time: 12.15pm to 1.15pm
Location: Theatre, Parliament House
In a lecture to mark the 75th anniversary of the election of Dame
Enid Lyons and Dorothy Tangney to the Australian Parliament, Amy
Mullins considers how things have changed for women in political
leadership in Australia.
Amy Mullins is a broadcaster, board member, gender equality
advocate, and public speaker. She is a Member of the Ministerial
Council on Women's Equality (State Government of Victoria). Amy
is also the presenter of Uncommon Sense, a weekly three-hour
radio program on politics and current events, international affairs,
history, art, and the natural world, on Melbourne's 3RRR FM.
Previously, Amy was Executive Director of the Women’s Leadership
Institute Australia (WLIA). She was with the institute for over four
and a half years. As an Advisory Committee Member, Amy helped guide and shape the Pathways
to Politics Program for Women at the Melbourne School of Government.
Amy is passionate about seeing more women enter politics from across the political spectrum.
Lecture transcripts, audio and television recordings