17 Canberra girls just took over Parliament House - here's why

By Sherryn Groch
Updated April 24 2018 - 9:47pm, first published October 18 2017 - 6:42pm

Caitlin Figueiredo still remembers the first time she told her class she wanted to be Prime Minister of Australia. Her teacher told her to sit down; she was a girl and girls needed "more realistic" dreams.

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