Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Shadow Minister for Defence Personnel

Fighting For Us

Opinion Pieces

UNLOCKING THE SCIENTIFIC POTENTIAL OF AUSTRALIA’S GIRLS AND WOMEN

Imagine a young girl stepping into any Australian classroom on her first day of school.

Nervous, impressionable and eager to learn.

She doesn’t know yet what there is to learn and discover.

And she certainly doesn’t know what she wants to be when she’s older, or how to get there even if she did.

But what she should expect along with every girl in every Australian school is complete encouragement in classroom learning, free from the subtle biases and barriers that slowly, over time, turn many girls away from an interest in science and mathematics.

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