Liberal female MPs agree: It’s time for an intervention


Women’s representation in parliament is not going to change without intervention.

In Australia, 16 Liberal MPs out of 74 in the House of Representatives are women. In the Senate, there are six women out of 27. Victorian Liberal MP Sharman Stone believes that quotas are needed to fix these numbers, rather than a ‘merit-based’ solution.

Read about the merit-based myth and why strategies need to be put in place to achieve equal female representation in government on Women’s Agenda.