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Michele Bullock, the First woman governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia

Michele Bullock will become the first woman to lead Australia’s central bank since its establishment in 1960. She will succeed Philip Lowe as the governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) after his seven-year term ends. Bullock’s appointment comes at a crucial time as the country grapples with increasing prices and the RBA faces significant challenges.

The bank has raised interest rates to combat inflation, reaching the highest level in more than ten years. This milestone marks a significant step towards gender diversity and inclusivity in leadership roles within the financial sector.

Bullock’s experience and expertise will be crucial in navigating Australia’s economic landscape and addressing the ongoing challenges effectively. The announcement highlights the progress made in promoting gender equality and representation in key leadership positions.