Women are missing, still missing.

We are not missing from real life, of course. We work in hospitals and schools, in laboratories and in construction and we make up 51% of the population; but the stories which appear in the media do not reflect that reality.

Instead, the media reality is that women are not experts, not sources. As those sources, we are missing from news stories and from feature stories, we are missing from photos both as photographers and as subjects; and we are missing in that very influential place in the Australian media landscape, our voices are missing from opinion pieces and columns.

We’re excited to be working on the sixth instalment of the series. Building on a legacy of discovery, the 2024 Women for Media Report will offer fresh insights and expert analysis.

Read the reports: