Victoria

Apr 11, 2018

Mayne: could this be the end of Melbourne’s three-decade run of male lord mayors?

Of the fourteen candidates nominated for Melbourne's mayoral election, six of them are women, and several of those are front-runners. Will it be enough to get a woman in Melbourne's hot seat?

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

If you’re concerned about the 29 year gap since Melbourne last had a female Lord Mayor, the solution is simple: just vote for Sally.

Sally Warhaft, the broadcaster, author, academic and former editor of The Monthly is firming as one of the four serious contenders for Robert Doyle’s old job, after originally announcing her candidacy through the Herald Sun.

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