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

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1. I'm so glad this turned into a lecture even though nobody asked for one.

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Marise Payne is Australia’s first female defence minister.

2. Hooray.

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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".

4. Oh great, he's hogging the microphone. Again.

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5. Will he be done soon?

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Foreign minister and deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop at the launch of her department's white paper.

6. Looks unlikely.

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7. Minister for revenue and financial services Kelly O'Dwyer returned from maternity leave a few months ago.

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8. One day, it will be Kelly's turn to speak.

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9. Bridget McKenzie was just named the new deputy leader of the Nationals Party in Australia.

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10. But covering up her face is an option too, I guess.

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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.

12. Women wait with their glasses on.

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Lee Rhiannon is an Australian Greens senator for NSW.

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13. Or their glasses off.

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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.

15. Women multitask while they wait.

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Former Greens senator Larissa Waters breastfeeds and makes a call as she waits to speak in the Senate.

16. Women wait in high-vis.

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South Australian premier Jay Weatherill talks to Liberal senator for South Australia Anne Ruston.

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17. Women knit while they wait.

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Greens senator Janet Rice knitting during Question Time in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, March 20, 2017.

18. Women wait while getting cropped out of shot.

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19. Women wait in their trackies.

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

20. Penny Wong is literally out of focus here.

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21. Don't make eye contact, you'll just encourage him.

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Skye Kakoschke-Moore is a former South Australian senator for the Nick Xenophon Team.

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).

23. This press conference is really great, but Gladys just needs to take a break for a second to look at…anything else.

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

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25. "Electricity Bill”... I've never heard that before from you ... it's so funny.

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Tanya Plibersek is the deputy leader of the Labor Party.

26. NO. REALLY? PLEASE DO GO ON.

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Emma Husar is a Labor MP for Western Sydney.

27. This is my "really happy to be here" face.

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Sarah Hanson-Young is an Australian Greens senator for South Australia.

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

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29. *smdh*

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30. Don't mind me, I'll just finish the cryptic. Again.

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Labor's Linda Burney is the first Indigenous woman elected to the House of Representatives in Australia.

31. Hang on, I've just gotta rest my neck for a minute.

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NSW Liberal senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells is the minister for international development and the Pacific.

32. Maybe if I drink something it will make him more interesting.

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Labor senators Jacinta Collins and Helen Polley.

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33. Nope.

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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.

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Cathy McGowan is a Victorian independent MP.

36. But enough about me, how do you think I’m doing Julie?

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Foreign affairs minister Julie Bishop and immigration minister Peter Dutton during Question Time.

37. *raises eyebrow*

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Labor senator Kimberley Kitching waits on attorney-general George Brandis.

38. Let me know when you're finished. I'll be waiting.

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