Category Archives: Australia

Whatever happened to the #feminist movement of the late-1960s and early 1970s in Australia? #PLT110

Whatever happened to the feminist movement of the late-1960s and early 1970s in Australia? The Women’s Electoral Lobby (WEL) in Australia officially started in 1972, riding on a global wave of the feminist movement. Lobbying for women’s rights and presenting … Continue reading

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What are the key differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate? #PLT110

What are the key differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate, and does the latter enhance or curtail democracy? The upper and lower houses of Australia’s federal bicameral parliament are referred to as the Senate and the House … Continue reading

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