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Amie Frydenberg On Combatting The Juggle, Guilt And Being Called ‘Darling’

In a rare and intimate interview, the workplace relations lawyer and wife to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg opened up about balancing her career with parenthood, and how the #MeToo movement has changed the workplace.

By Helen McCabe

Gender diversity

In a rare and intimate interview, the workplace relations lawyer and wife to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg opened up about balancing her career with parenthood, and how the #MeToo movement has changed the workplace.

By Helen McCabe

Workplace relations lawyer Amie Frydenberg remembers being called ‘darling’ and kissed on the cheek by a senior lawyer in front of her male colleagues in the early days of her career.

Ms Frydenberg, 40, the wife of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, 48, was speaking at a Future Women VIP dinner in Melbourne, where she acknowledged this behaviour would never be tolerated today.

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