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DAILY LIFE NAMES CATE MCGREGOR AMONGST 20 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN OF THE YEAR

Daily Life’s annual list, naming the 20 women who have inspired and influenced Australian women throughout the year, has included LGBTI advocate and allies, Mehreen Faruqi and Tanya Plibersek as well as the Army’s highest ranking transgender officer, Lieutenant Colonel Cate McGregor.

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20th December 2013 11:57

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania

The list, which takes its nominations from readers and is voted for by both readers and editorial staff, also named another Australian Defence Force officer, known only as ‘Kate’, as the Woman of the Year.

‘Kate’ is the woman at the centre of the Australian Defence Force Academy ‘Skype scandal’.

One reader nominated Kate for tackling ‘rape culture’ head-on, saying "her extraordinary courage and determination make her an exceptional role model for women."

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