The time in 2021, when Scott Morrison neglected to address a women’s-led March 4 Justice on his doorstep, under the excuse that “as Prime Minister, when you’re in Canberra, it’s a very busy day.”


And when he then suggested that it was a “triumph” that the very same women weren’t “being met with bullets” for protesting.


The time in 2013, when Tony Abbott told Big Brother contestants that his daughters were his “best asset” and that “if you want to know who to vote for, I’m the guy with the not bad-looking daughters.”


The time in 2021, when an anonymous whistleblower revealed that male government staffers were sharing images and videos of themselves masturbating over the desk of a female MP.


The time in 2013, when male Liberal candidate, Mal Brough, held a fundraising dinner with the menu item of “Julia Gillard Kentucky Fried Quail — Small Breasts, Huge Thighs and a Big Red Box”.


The time in 2019, when Scott Morrison suggested during a speech for International Women’s Day that the rise of women should not come at the expense of men.

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The time in 2013, when Tony Abbott — a man who had once stated that “abortion is the easy way out” — appointed himself as the Minister for Women.


The time in 2011, when Tony Abbott, Alan Tudge, Ken Wyatt and other members of parliament stood alongside a crowd of 3000 anti-carbon tax protesters, waving signs with slurs against Julia Gillard, including “ditch the witch” and “Ju-liar…Bob Browns [sic] bitch”.


The time in 2020, when Scott Morrison spoke over the top of Senior Minister, Anne Ruston, when she was asked by a reporter if the culture had improved for women in parliament.

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The time in 2010, when Tony Abbott was quoted in The Australian Women’s Weekly as saying “I would say to my daughters…[your virginity] is the greatest gift you can give someone.”


The time in 2021, when Scott Morrison suggested he was only able to develop empathy for alleged rape victim, Brittany Higgins, after his wife asked him to consider his experience as a husband and father — to which 10 News reporter, Tegan George, asked the PM, “Shouldn’t you have thought about it as a human being?”


And the time when Peter Dutton referred to the same rape allegations as a “he said, she said” affair.


The time in 2021, when Scott Morrison excused a member of staff for calling an alleged rape victim a “lying cow” because the comment was made in a “private office, in a stressful week. And [the comments] weren’t made in a public place.”


The time in 2013, when Tony Abbott described Liberal candidate, Fiona Scott, and former Liberal MP, Jackie Kelly, as “both good, young, feisty — I think I could probably say have a bit of sex appeal.”


The time in 2021, when Scott Morrison tried to weaponise claims of harassment in the workplace, when he lied about News Corp dealing with its own complaint of sexual harassment, in order to deflect a question from their journalist about the culture in Parliament.


The time in 2021, when Scott Morrison refused to act in standing down the Attorney General, Christian Porter, while investigating a historical rape allegation against him.


The time in 2020, when Scott Morrison refused to take further action against two senior frontbenchers, Christian Porter and Alan Tudge, following allegations of inappropriate conduct, as there was “no suggestion here of anything unconsensual.”


The time in 2018, when Scott Morrison trivialised Pamela Anderson’s plea to bring Julian Assange home, with his remark that he had “plenty of mates who have asked me if they can be my special envoy to sort the issue out with Pamela Anderson.”

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And finally, the time in 2002, when Tony Abbott said that “this idea that sex is a woman’s right to absolutely withhold” needed to be “moderated”.



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