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Achieving a Gender Equal World

Elizabeth Broderick Sex Discrimination Commissioner Australian Human Rights Commission 2015 Women’s Empowerment Principles Annual Event, Unlimited Potential: Business Partners for Gender Equality Achieving a Gender Equal World 11 March 2015 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY It’s a great pleasure to be speaking...

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The state of the nation: Gender inequality in Australia

WOW Conference *CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY* I have the immense privilege of being Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner. This work has taken me from 200 metres under the sea in a submarine to the United Nations in New York, to camping out with aboriginal women in Northern Australia, to the...

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Women of Influence Awards

Elizabeth Broderick Sex Discrimination Commissioner Women of Influence Awards 19 June 2015 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you Brian and Westpac and Greg and Fairfax for conceiving and sponsoring these awards. The WOI awards not only lift the visibility of female leaders, but provide a crucial platform...

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The causes of family violence

*CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY* Thank you Chief Magistrate Peter Lauritsen for your introduction, and thanks to Samantha, the Judicial College and Magistrate Anne Goldsbrough for inviting me to speak here today. I am delighted to be here and to have an opportunity to contribute to this important two-day...

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McKinsey Asia Week

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY It’s a great pleasure to be speaking here today. Congratulations Dominic and Kevin and the conference leaders for giving priority to the issue of women’s leadership. As Natalie mentioned, I have the immense privilege of being Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner. This...

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Sydney Girls High School – Annual Presentation Day

Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner Sydney Girls High School – Annual Presentation Day Sydney Town Hall 9 December 2014 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Good morning everyone, my very warm thanks to the principal of Sydney Girls High School, Ms Andrea Connell, for inviting me here today to...

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Towards a gender equal Australia

Thank you Christine and members of the Board of the State Library of Victoria for inviting me to speak this evening and for your very warm welcome. It is a great pleasure to be here in a place of learning – a place where new ideas can be aired and debated.

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World Federation of Stock Exchanges

Check Against Delivery Thank you Andreas for your generous introduction and for your inspired leadership of the WFE. It is an honour and a privilege to be here this evening, addressing such a large group of influential leaders, key economic actors in your nations – leaders who cannot only influence...

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AHRI National Convention and Exhibition

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Good morning and thank you to the Australian Human Resource Institute for inviting me to speak at this National Convention. I am delighted to be joined by Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, Vice Chief of the Defence Force, someone with whom I have worked for several years – a colleague...

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