Female candidates wanted for local government, as gender imbalance looms for council elections

With male candidates outnumbering females by almost two to one at next month's Tasmanian local government elections, one young hopeful says she nominated because she was sick of "old, boring men making decisions about things they don't understand or care about". In July last year, then-Hobart lord mayor Sue Hickey made headlines by referring to … Continue reading Female candidates wanted for local government, as gender imbalance looms for council elections