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Amy Mullins on the struggle to balance politics and family life, Sky News

By Women's Leadership Institute Australia | March 10th, 2017

WLIA Executive Director, Amy Mullins visited the Sky News Melbourne studio to speak with Ashleigh Gillon about Kate Ellis MP’s retirement from politics, the difficulties parliamentarians face in balancing politics and family life and what needs to change.

“Politics is one of those areas which is really behind in changing its workplace policies. We often see politics as not a workplace… but it is. It has other demands on politicians’ time, but I think that means we should actually be more innovative in how we do politics and ask – what could we change to make it easier for politicians to do their jobs, but also be with their families and be personally fulfilled? And that’s something that will make them better politicians.”


Happy International Women’s Day

By | March 8th, 2016

Today marks the fourth anniversary of our core initiative Women for Media. We are proud to work with talented female leaders across Australia and highlight their expertise to media.

Our Executive Director, Amy Mullins joined Gemma Veness in the ABC Melbourne studio to talk about the latest gender pay gap report which reveals that women are still losing out on pay at every stage of life.

Our Founding Chair, Carol Schwartz AM, joined Claire Bowditch on ABC Afternoons to talk about the use of the term, “feminism” and what it means to her.


The Male Champions of Change on the actions they’ve taken thus far

By Women's Leadership Institute Australia | September 9th, 2015

The following videos were aired on August 25th at the Male Champions of Change (MCC) Business Forum in Sydney. They are short, engaging and useful videos about the key areas the MCCs have taken action on: setting targets with teeth, committing to the Panel Pledge, tackling family violence and making ‘all roles flex’.