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I will run for a Senate seat in the 2025 federal election. I live in Melbourne, so I will be running for a Victorian seat.

I am doing this because women’s voices and needs have been ignored by federal governments for too long.

Women’s safety is not a public relations problem or an election issue. Being safe means being financially, physically, medically, legally, educationally, emotionally, and professional safe. It means being safe in all aspects of our lives from infancy to old age.

We need someone in the parliament who will not allow governments to continue to ignore women’s rights and gender equity. We need someone to provide that perspective on all legislation that goes through the parliament and to amplify the voices of all Australian women.

With your help, I will be that person in the parliament.

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Paid and unpaid work
Paid and unpaid work
Women still do too much unpaid and underpaid work.
Violence Prevention
Violence Prevention
Men's violence against women at home, at work, and everywhere in between is not just a crime issue.
Preferences and current senators
Preferences and current senators
Current senators and the people I will support with preferences.
Inclusivity
Inclusivity
WRAGE is inclusive and intersectional.
Anti-corruption
Anti-corruption
The federal government desperately needs an anti-corruption body with teeth.
Climate Change
Climate Change
Action on climate change is urgent and cannot wait on idealogical wrangling.
Latest posts about my senate campaign
Opinion polls weren’t wrong in 2019 and they’re not wrong now. They’re just misunderstood.
April 12, 2022
Opinion polls weren’t wrong in 2019 and they’re not wrong now. They’re just misunderstood.
Opinion polls were not wrong in 2019 and they're not wrong now. They're just misunderstood. #auspol #ausvotes
No WRAGE party (yet) but I’m still running for the Senate in May
April 6, 2022
No WRAGE party (yet) but I’m still running for the Senate in May
The WRAGE party won't be registered in time for the election, but I am still running as an independent.
Rape and sexual assault in Australia 2019-2020
March 29, 2022
Rape and sexual assault in Australia 2019-2020
Sexual violence in Australia is highly gendered. Courts and police are not fit for purpose. We need an entirely new system.
Not mistakes or missteps. Choices.
March 13, 2022
Not mistakes or missteps. Choices.
This was not an isolated incident. It is a pattern of behaviour that demonstrates Scott Morrison’s position on the things women need from government: not his issue, not his problem.
Men’s violence against women is not a PR problem
March 7, 2022
Men’s violence against women is not a PR problem
A pre-election announcement (when their support from women is circling the s-bend of Australian politics) about throwing some money at an agency that busies itself with advertising and report writing, and never sets standards or holds government to account is not action. It’s stumping for votes at the cost of women's lives. We shouldn’t be afraid to say so.

© Jane Gilmore 2014