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Barriers to Indigenous Women becoming MPs: our own research released
Former NSW Deputy Opposition Leader Linda Burney has again made history by becoming the first female Indigenous member of the House of Representatives. Prior to her campaign, Linda kindly gave her time to assist us with research into the barriers which prevent more Indigenous women becoming MPs.
So few Indigenous women have become Australian members of parliament that the pressure of being the first” remains a significant barrier, according to this research.
Click here to read the full report.