"Have there been any female speakers?"

Hi Keshwa! Thanks for your question!

Since Federation, there have been 3 female Speakers of the House of Representatives:

There has also been a female President of the Senate. The Hon Margaret Reid was President from 20 August 1996 to 18 August 2002. Senator Reid was a member of the Liberal Party of Australia and a senator for the Australian Capital Territory.

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