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Hiring process at Parliament House ‘hushes-up’ sexism and misogyny, ex-ministerial staffers say – ABC News

Former female ministerial staffers in the Coalition government are demanding urgent changes to the way staff are hired and fired in Parliament House, arguing the…

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Former female ministerial staffers in the Coalition government are demanding urgent changes to the way staff are hired and fired in Parliament House, arguing the current system tolerates and “hushes-up” instances of sexism, and doesn’t support the career progression of women.
Key points:

  • The women allege one staff member was known for making inappropriate comments in a former role
  • The man is currently employed in a federal minister’s office
  • They allege he regularly expressed his dislike for the Women’s…

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