Queensland

Australia’s most misogynist party?


Jarrod Sierocki

The Qld LNP state conference has voted to call for a ban on headscarves for young children.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at the Liberal National Party state conference in Brisbane last Saturday. Picture: Dan Peled

IS this Australia’s most misogynist political party?

Less than a week ago, members of Queensland’s conservative Liberal National Party overwhelmingly voted, at their annual state conference, in favour of opposing any of the state’s traffic pedestrian signals being switched to women.

The deputy state opposition leader, Deb Frecklington, is the first woman to grace a leadership role in the party’s history but emphatically declared upon her ascension last year, “do not call me a feminist”.

Jarrod Sierocki

Deputy State Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington, a mother of three daughters, said she wanted to be called a role model, not a feminist, when she was elevated to the role in 2016. Picture: Samantha MancheeSource:AAP

Now, another member of the state opposition’s shadow cab…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/national/queensland/politics/is-the-qld-lnp-australias-most-misogynist-political-party/news-story/a93c3b09a43500a4417e23fa77e29801

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