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EQUIP: First Nations Workshop | Geraldton 29 July 2024

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Training events to INSPIRE + EQUIP women on their political journey

This is a dedicated First Nations Workshop, which is facilitated by First Nations women and specifically designed to address additional barriers to running for public office encountered by this community.

Have you or someone you know ever thought about standing for political office? If so, this is a workshop for you!

Facilitated by First Nations women with lived experiences in political life, we explore the unique space of Black Politics. Share our political histories and hear insights from local Indigenous women who have successfully represented across the political spectrum.

Learn how to turn aspirations into action.

This free, in-person workshop includes catering. All you need to bring is your curiosity and a ‘get elected’ attitude. Once you’ve attended a Women for Election training event, you’ll have access to ongoing resources and support via our new digital education platform, “Campaign in Your Pocket”.

A quick note on our Terminology: WFE has an inclusive definition of ‘women’. We aim to engage with, and give voice to, the diverse experience of those who may identify as women – including trans, cis and non-binary.

In registering for this event you are accepting and promising to abide by the Women for Election Code of Conduct for events, including observing WFE’s values of collaboration and inclusion. 

Read the full Code of Conduct HERE.


Carla McGrath
Carla is a proud Torres Strait Islander woman and a passionate speaker, advocate and MC. Born and raised on the Australian mainland, she now lives in Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). Carla is an expert in community engagement and consultation, transformational organisational cultural change, organisational strategy and sustainability, program design and development, and facilitation.

Rachael Cavanagh
Rachael is a Minyungbal wajung from the Yugambeh nations, who brings a decade of senior executive experience in partnership building, strategic planning, community consultation and policy development. Her career has been built to serve the needs of the community in the broader landscape of policy and the national agenda on First Nations Led Climate Justice, Biodiversity and Land Management.

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