While the major parties released a number of policies for this election, some advocates feel the candidates left women’s issues behind, especially when Canberra was in the spotlight last year because of the treatment of women at Parliament House.

But experts agree that women can determine the outcome of the election, and it is critical they vote.

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Produced By: Te Rina Taite, and Wendy Frew

Featured In Story: Michelle Arrow – Professor of History at Macquarie University

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 19 May 2022