Miranda Kerr is the queen of Generation Y; Gen Z girls look up to Cathy Freeman; and for baby boomers, Evonne Cawley takes the crown of Australia’s most admired woman. But, unfortunately for our flame-haired first female PM, Julia Gillard did even not make the top 50 in a poll of Australia’s most admired women – as selected by their peers. Olympian Cathy Freeman took out pole position overall in the top-100 list, compiled by life insurer Million Dollar Woman, with philanthropist Jeanne Pratt pulling up the rear. The survey of about 1200 females, who ranked candidates from one to 10, found high-profile sportswomen, models, actors, musicians and chefs were revered higher than businesswomen, scientists and politicians.
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