• Latest from the blog

    Julia Gillard Next Generation Intern to research diversity

    On the eve of a Federal Election, the Australian Labor Party is poised to become the first political party to be represented by 50% women, well ahead of its target of 50/50 by 2025. This success story is in large part due to the research and advocacy of EMILY’s List Australia about the importance of affirmative action strategies for nurturing women leaders. Now, bold new research to be undertaken by Stephanie Milione, the second recipient of the Julia Gillard Next Generation Internship, will investigate the experiences of women candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds to ensure that all women benefit from Labor’s gender target.
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    EMILY’s List Mentoring goes international 

    In January I was fortunate to travel to Myanmar as adviser to an International Women’s Development Agency program which matched six Australian women Members of Parliament with six Myanmar MPs. The Program is based on the EMILY’s List Mentoring Model. And four of our most experienced and skilled EL mentors are participating in the Program – Senator Claire Moore, Lisa Chesters federal MP for Bendigo, Judith Graley former Victorian MP and Dr Lesley Clark former Queensland MP.
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  • Upcoming events

    EMILY's Great Gender Debate

    When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Where: ANMF Theatre in Melbourne, Australia

    The inaugural EMILY's Great Gender Debate - 50%: the best a woman can get

    Watch our women and allies go head to head in a battle of wit and oratory prowess. Will Labor’s progressive men be able to out-femme our feminists? Grab a ticket to find out!

    Women's team:

    • Van Badham, Writer and Feminist Warrior
    • Mich-Elle Myers, ALP Vice President, MUA National Officer
    • Nina Taylor,  MP

    vs. men's team:

    • Will Fowles, MP
    • Dustin Halse, MP
    • Lloyd Williams, HSU National Secretary

    Date: Thursday 11th April at 6.30pm-8pm

    Location: ANMF Theatre, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne

    Tickets: Member $35.00, Nonmember $50.00, Concession member $15.00, Concession nonmember $20.00

    Book tickets: trybooking.com/BBFNE


    Oration 2019

    When: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 07:30 PM
    Where: Hellenic Club in Phillip, Australia

    Presented by Rosie Batty, Australian domestic violence campaigner and the 2015 Australian of the Year.

    Date: Wednesday 21st August 2019 at 7.30pm for 8pm start

    Location: Hellenic Club, Matilda St, Phillip ACT 2606

    Early Bird prices available until 15th May 2019:
    • Member $45.00
    • Non-member $55.00
    • Solidarity $30.00
    Book online at: trybooking.com/BAWBE