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Questions over bid to change term 'Alderman'

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Do you think the word ‘Alderman’ is gendered and discriminatory towards women and young people?

That’s the view of Councillor Amina Keygan, who sits on the Burnie City Council. She is trying to change the Local Government Act to remove the word ‘alderman’ and have it changed to ‘alderperson’ or ‘councillor’ instead.

Listen as Brian Carlton and callers discuss this call for change.  

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