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Australian Local Government Women's Association members (from left):
Elise Archer MP, Joan Webb, Annette Rockcliff, Alwyn Friedersdorff, Pru Bonham, Nancy Walker, Margot Smart, Kay McFarlane.
The Australian Local Government Women's Association Tasmanian Branch (ALGWA Tas) holds a minimum of four meetings a year at various locations across the State. Membership is open to anyone who supports the ALGWA objectives. They encourage and support new women in Councils around the State and promote local government as a sector of choice for employees.
The WomenCan program has been adopted by other States because of the success in increasing women's participation rates in local government from 23% to 32% over the last three elections.
With branches in every state and territory in Australia, the national board is a collaborative body comprised of membership from each of the state branches, and seeks to strengthen networking, mentoring and innovative opportunities that encourage and support women in local government.
They offer wonderful opportunities to network with like-minded women from all avenues of local government and host a biennial conference in different areas of Australia.
The aim of the Australian Local Government Women’s Association is to:-
Membership of ALGWA is open to anyone interested in supporting women’s participation in Local Government. Membership includes elected Councillors, Employees in Local Government, former Mayors and Councillors, individual Councils and Shires and intending candidates for Local Government elections.
The following information has been prepared about women in Local Government.