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An evening with Pru Goward, Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner

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February 22, 2006

An evening with Pru Goward, Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner

An economist by training, Pru spent 19 years with ABC TV and Radio as a current affairs journalist and later as a political reporter and commentator.

She has written extensively for newspapers and magazines, lectured in journalism and published several books.

In 1997 she became Executive Director of the Office of the Status of Women in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and was appointed Federal Sex Discrimination
Commissioner in 2001.

In 2004 she was nominated by The Australian as one of the forty most influential Australians and by the Australian Financial Review as one of the country’s top cultural and industrial relations influencers.