Joy McCann

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Joy McCann is an Australian social and environmental historian with research interests in landscape and memory in settler societies, the history of oceanography in the Southern Hemisphere, and scientific and cultural constructions of the deep ocean. She completed her PhD at the ANU in 2006 and is currently working on an environmental history of the Southern Ocean. She has extensive experience as a public historian in the heritage and museums sector, and is currently a senior researcher at the Parliamentary Library in Canberra.

Report
23 December 2016

Highlights significant milestones associated with Parliament House and the Parliament between January 2014 and December 2015.

Guide
15 March 2016

This Quick Guide provides direct links to key websites, information and documents relating to women in the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, as well as women in the State and Territory...

Guide
19 January 2016

Presents information about the backgrounds and service of Australia’s 29 prime ministers, from Edmund Barton to Malcolm Turnbull. It includes information about of their backgrounds (age, place of...

Report
17 September 2015

Provides an overview of the issues and outcomes for the January 2015 election for the Queensland Legislative Assembly.

Discussion paper
4 May 2015

This paper provides an overview of Australia as a newly emerging ‘nation-state’ and the evolution of the federal Parliament by tracing the seven elections held from 1901 to 1918.

Report
26 February 2015

Contains the most recent table showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender.

Report
14 January 2015

This Quick Guide provides direct links to key websites, information and documents relating to: women in the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia; women in the State and Territory...

Report
9 July 2014

This updated paper draws on recent data and research to discuss trends and issues relating to women in Australian parliaments within an international context. It includes data on women in...

Guide
24 June 2014

This guide draws together information about women who have held leadership positions in Australia from Federation to May 2014.

Report
30 May 2014

This paper provides an overview of Tasmania’s parliamentary and electoral system, the state’s political landscape in the lead up to the election, issues that dominated the 2014 election, the...