Making Women Count: A History of the Women's Electoral Lobby in Australia

Making Women Count: A History of the Women's Electoral Lobby in Australia

by Marian Sawer
     
 

In 1972 the Women’s Electoral Lobby changed the political agenda forever. Australian political parties began producing women’s policies, equal employment acts were passed, women’s policy units were set up in government and women’s services were funded. It became legal to advertise contraceptives and women became entitled to the minimum wage.

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In 1972 the Women’s Electoral Lobby changed the political agenda forever. Australian political parties began producing women’s policies, equal employment acts were passed, women’s policy units were set up in government and women’s services were funded. It became legal to advertise contraceptives and women became entitled to the minimum wage. This ambitious history explores the effect of WEL both on politics and on the lives of women who discovered the power of sisterhood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780868409436
Publisher:
UNSW Press
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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