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Perrottet’s “women-boosting” Cabinet reshuffle is a joke

Seven. That’s how many women NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has appointed to his Cabinet overnight, with the other 19 positions divvied up amongst the blokes. And believe it or not, this is actually an improvement from former Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s Cabinet make-up, with just six women holding positions previously. And to make matters worse, some are even touting Perrottet’s menial efforts as a “win for women”. The Australian’s headline this morning, ‘Perrottet promotes women to cabinet‘, paints the picture of a new gender-balanced order for the NSW Liberal Party, when the exact opposite prevails. “Four of our new ministers…