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“Respect” was mentioned 42 times in that speech.
“Protect” featured 19 times.
And finally, I reflect on my own responsibilities, as each of us in this place must. I can comment, others can comment on what each of our responsibilities should be, but the best contemplation is when we reflect on our own responsibilities and we consider what we, each of us can do, to make Australia a better place to live. A place where women can truly grow and feel respected.
The prime minister’s International Women’s Day speech included a new three-word phrase: “Respect, protect, reflect.”
This has been a very traumatic few weeks for the people who work in this place, but even more traumatic, obviously, for those who are the subject of those issues. So I just wanted to share with you my own personal thoughts about the very issue that brings us here together today, and that is women.
The three points I want to make to you today are about respect, protect and reflect.