It's unfair to suggest the participation rates of women in the Liberal Party are not representative of issues in the wider workforce. It's also unfair to say the party doesn't support women or diverse candidates. It does. But it is fair to say change, however achieved, is long overdue.
Kristy McSweeney is a communications, branding and political strategist. She has been part of the Federal Liberal election media strategy team for over ten years. She is a former adviser to multiple Liberal Cabinet Ministers and Premiers.