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Just 38 Pictures Of Women Waiting Patiently For Men To Stop Talking In 2017

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3. She's nobody's puppet; she's nobody's protege; she's nobody's girl; she's perfected waiting for her turn to speak.

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Kristina Keneally was the first female premier of New South Wales and was Labor's unsuccessful candidate for the federal by-election in the seat of Bennelong last weekend. She is routinely referred to as "Bill's girl".

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11. 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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Queensland MP Michelle Landry, former Nationals deputy leader Fiona Nash, and a whole bunch of dudes.

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14. Women wait literally a step behind men.

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Health minister Greg Hunt and St Vincent's Hospital director of emergency Andrew Walby walk ahead of director of addiction medicine and associate professor Yvonne Bonomo.

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19. Women wait in their trackies.

@joshgnosis Politics had never been more interesting. @SenatorWong

Penny Wong is the leader of the Labor Party in the Senate.

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22. I'm still listening, I'm just resting my eyes.

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Gladys Berejiklian is the first Liberal female premier of NSW, and one of five women at the sausage fest that is the Council of Australian Governments (COAG).

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34. No, I definitely agree. You don’t have to keep talking because I agree we are on the same pa-

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Jacinda Ardern is the prime minister of New Zealand, the youngest in a century, and the third woman to hold the top job.

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

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

Contact Alice Workman at alice.workman@buzzfeed.com.

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