by Andrea Leong
The Science Party NSW recognises the lack of diversity in public life, and encourages members of all backgrounds to become active in the party. Find our Equal Opportunity Statement here.
I was in two minds about attending the Women in the House conference last Friday. It looked great (and turned out to be so) but the tickets were $200 each.
Many amazing community organisers and representatives can't merely take a day off and shell out to network with women in politics. A ticket price that skewed the demographic seemed counter to the aim of increasing diversity in politics.
In the end I decided to go, and to take and share as many notes as I could (I tweeted throughout the day; thread here). I editorialise below.Read more