Catherine Fox, Emily Dwyer, and Sally Moyle

It's week two of Australia's Federal Election campaign - a week of hard hats and hi-vis, of infrastructure and economy announcements, and a culture war attack on the rights of trans women. Joining Virginia Haussegger to wonder when we're going to get some substance to go along with the spin and dog whistle politics are an incredible panel of experts.

Catherine Fox is a leading commentator on women and the workforce, an award-winning journalist, and author of several books, including ‘Stop Fixing Women’ and co-author of ‘Woman Kind’. At Fairfax media she helped establish the Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Awards. Catherine was a member of the Australian Defence Force Gender Equality Advisory Board; she sits on the Australians Investing In Women board, and is co-founder of the Sydney Women’s Giving Circle.

Sally Moyle is an Honorary Associate Professor at the ANU’s Gender Institute and Vice president of the National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW). Sally has an extensive background in international development policy and practice. She was previously Chief Executive Officer at CARE Australia, prior to which she was the Principal Gender Specialist and Assistant Secretary with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Sally has also held senior government roles in the Office for Women, in Indigenous Affairs, Disability and AusAid; and as a lawyer Sally worked in the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Australian Law Reform Commission.

Emily Dwyer is a trans woman and co-founder of Edge Effect (, a specialist diverse SOGIESC humanitarian and development organisation. Emily’s humanitarian and development career began in 2004 in Afghanistan. Before then Emily was a radio journalist in Australia and in Southeast Asia for 10 years. 

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