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‘Email it or post it’: Women’s Minister Marise Payne snubs women’s march on Parliament – Sydney Morning Herald

The most senior woman in the Morrison government will not meet protesters calling for an end to gendered violence against women.

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The minister will receive the petition in due course, noting successive governments have frequently received petitions on many matters via correspondence, consistent with protocol.
Janine Hendry, a 58-year-old Melbourne academic who is one of the organisers of the Womens March 4 Justice, said she was disappointed Senator Payne would not be one of them.
I called Senator Paynes office directly and her chief of staff returned my call, at which time he informed me the minister would not be available…

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