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Just 27 Women Waiting Patiently For Men To Stop Talking In 2016

There’s never been a more exciting time…

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1. Foreign minister and deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop has perfected waiting for her turn to speak.

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2. Will he be done soon?

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3. Marise Payne is Australia’s first female defence minister.

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4. One day, it will be Marise’s turn to speak.

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5. Women can wait with their glasses on.

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6. Or off.

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7. Here's a classic "put the women in close so on TV you can't see how few women we have but don't let them speak" move.

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8. As the only female head of government, Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was literally out of focus at the COAG sausage fest.

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9. One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has been waiting 20 years to have her voice heard.

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10. Anne Aly is the first Muslim woman elected to parliament. She don't got time for your shit.

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11. *epic eye roll*

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12. Can't. Hold. Back. Eye roll.

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13. Employment minister Michaelia Cash is still listening, she's just resting her eyes.

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14. Listening and awake and definitely not staring at a tiny bit of food on his face.

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15. This press conference is really great, but assistant treasurer Kelly O’Dwyer just needs to take a break for a second to look at… anything else.

Turnbull: Do you understand what I mean?O'Dwyer: I definitely understand.Morrison: Because it's really complicated.O'Dwyer: I get it.Turnbull: Let me explain again.
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Turnbull: Do you understand what I mean?

O'Dwyer: I definitely understand.

Morrison: Because it's really complicated.

O'Dwyer: I get it.

Turnbull: Let me explain again.

16. He's talking about his 100 Positive Policies AGAIN.

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17. *raises eyebrow*

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18. Liberal backbencher Sarah Henderson has perfected "really happy to be here" face.

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19. Terri Butler and Clare O'Neil have zero time for mansplaining.

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20. NO. REALLY? GO ON.

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21. *sigh*

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22. “Did he say agile again? Malcolm, stop trying to make agile happen. It’s not going to happen.”

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23. "Agile? No, I’ve never heard that from you before, Malcolm."

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24. Katy Gallagher keeps waiting, but it’s not going to make him more interesting.

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25. “But enough about me, how do you think I’m doing, Sussan?”

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26. Penny Wong is so done.

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27. Same.

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Alice Workman is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Canberra.

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