In Australia there are more statues of animals than women

Morrison says “Not in his Australia”

Across the nation, less than four per cent of public statues are of women. It’s time to fully recognise the legacy of Rockhampton’s Annie Wheeler, writes Dr Benjamin T Jones. MOST AUSTRALIAN cities have a number of statues in prominent places. These tend to honour politicians, philanthropists and other people who have made a positive contribution to their community. To have a statue erected in your honour is a rare achievement but there is one glaring problem — across the nation, less than four per cent of public statues are of women. This is a pretty damning statistic in a country that prides itself on egalitarianism and a fair go.

Source: In Australia there are more statues of animals than women

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