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Tips and rumours

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The binders are bare, but Libs ignore their women problem

The binders are bare, but Libs ignore their women problem

The lack of diversity will strangle the Liberal Party if it can't get more women into Parliament.

You might hate gender quotas, but they work

You might hate gender quotas, but they work

Enforced gender quotas increase the number of women in parliament, but merely reporting the number of women does very little, write Dr Victor Sojo and Dr Melissa Wheeler of the Centre for Ethical Leadership, University of Melbourne.

A woman’s place is in the House: where are all the female candidates?

A woman’s place is in the House: where are all the female candidates?

Most of the women who are retiring from federal politics are being replaced with male candidates, writes Crikey intern Tessa Fox.

Raining on Turnbull’s lady garden party

Raining on Turnbull’s lady garden party

Elevating more women to cabinet positions does not actually improve the lot of women in Australia.

Tired of terror: Abbott needs a new agenda, and quick

Tired of terror: Abbott needs a new agenda, and quick

The government has lost control of the political agenda to Labor. But what can it shift the discussion to?

Latham sells out political feminism to sell a few books

Latham sells out political feminism to sell a few books

EMILY's List Australia's Tanja Kovac dismisses Mark Latham's "tired rhetoric" and says changes for future women's leadership must be fought for by political feminists now.

Departure of a gutsy, thoughtful senator leaves politics the poorer

Departure of a gutsy, thoughtful senator leaves politics the poorer

LNP senator Sue Boyce was a rare senatorial figure with guts, principles and a willingness to think issues through.

Saville’s Shout: women in politics … jailbird advice … turning Japanese …

Saville’s Shout: women in politics … jailbird advice … turning Japanese …

Who says women in politics are any more pure and ethical than the men? Plus a famous jailbird offering financial advice, and the art of isolation.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

PNG visa rules tighten from Saturday ... Qantas not cleaning the planes so well? ... Coalition's question time lady-fest ...