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March 5, 2018

Michael McCormack has been elected as Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, in the wake of Barnaby Joyce’s resignation on Friday 23 February 2018. Joyce resigned amid controversy surrounding sexual assault allegations released by West Australian Rural Woman of the year Catherine Marriott, and his affair with now-pregnant former staffer Vikki Campion. McCormack’s elevation to leader […]

March 5, 2018

On Wednesday 28 February 2018 the Victoria University Politics Society hosted its first event of the year, Women in Politics: Encouraging Leadership. The panel included Deputy Leader of the National Party Paula Bennett, Labour MP Louisa Wall, Green MP Golriz Ghahraman, and New Zealand First MP Tracey Martin. The MPs opened up about their experiences […]