Tag: <span>female</span>

A day in the life of a female firefighter: journalist put to the test

Posted November 26, 2015 19:21:48 Photo: Listening intently to security directions as I became a firefighter for the day with ACT Fire and Rescue. (ABC News: Elise Pianegonda) Nowadays I donned a helmet and boots, swapping my pen for a hose, as I spent the day as a female firefighter with ACT Fire and Rescue….

Liberals urged to adopt ‘stretch target’ to boost female ranks

Updated November 25, 2015 21:12:24 The Liberal celebration will be urged to adopt an ambitious “stretch target” in order to increase the number of ladies at all levels within the organisation, such as female MPs. It follows a broad review of policies within the party, triggered in element by the first Abbott cabinet, which integrated…