Opinion

'Ms Represented' may have missed the mark

By Intifar Chowdhury, Serrin Rutledge-Prior
Updated August 20 2021 - 10:23pm, first published 7:25pm
Then-prime minister Julia Gillard and then-deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop in the House of Representatives in 2013. Picture: Getty Images

The pathway to power for women in politics has never been easy; nor is it any easier once they get there. This is clear in the ABC series Ms Represented, which recounts colourful and confronting stories about the challenges women face in pursuit of a political career in Australia. But the series, hosted by the ever-engaging Annabel Crabb, represents too much of what is concerning and too little of what is encouraging about the current discussion of Australian women in politics.

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