Liberals' woman problem

South Australian opposition leader Steven Marshall (right) and deputy leader Vickie Chapman

Among a frenzy of questions from the floor, the one that seemed to stop South Australian Opposition Leader Steven Marshall momentarily in his tracks came not from a political opponent or business lobbyist, but from a Year 12 student from Wilderness School.

Neve Curtis was one of three girls from the school in the audience for Marshall’s address at a lunch hosted by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) last week.