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Public Sector Informant: Binding code of conduct needed for safer workplace at Parliament House

By Blair Williams
August 2 2021 - 2:00pm
Brittany Higgins speaks at the Canberra March4Justice rally held at Parliament House in March. Picture: Karleen Minney

Against the backdrop of a cold and wintry Black Mountain, Caitlin Figueiredo asked a question of those who had gathered to hear her speak: was it is ethical for her to continue her work? As the founder and chief executive of Jasiri Australia, a youth-led movement that fights for increased representation of women in politics, Figueiredo has supported more than 500 girls and young women interested in politics through the "Girls Takeover Parliament" program since 2017. Yet the program did not run in 2021.



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