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Main Title: Great Queensland women / by Heather Grant.
Author: Grant, Heather
Queensland. Department of Local Government, Planning, Sport and Recreation. Office for Women
Imprint: [Brisbane], Qld. : Office for Women, Dept. of Local Government, Planning, Sport and Recreation, c2005.
Collation: 96 p. : ill., portraits (some col.), notes, bib., hbk ; 28 cm.
Summary: Foreword / The Honourable Desley Boyle, Minister for Women -- Introduction. The fight to be heard: gaining the vote -- First-wave activists: Emma Miller: women's rights activist and unionist -- May Jordan McConnel: Union organiser and suffrage activist -- Margaret Ogg: electroal reformer -- Early achievers: Diamantina Roma Bowen: Queensland's 'first lady' -- Mary mcConnel: founder, Hospital for Sick Childen -- Lilian Cooper and Josephine Bedford: first woman doctor and philanthropist/community worker -- Ruth Fairfax: founder, Queensland Country Women's Association -- Irene Longman: Queensland's first woman parliamentarian -- Ellen O'Donnell and Zara Dare: Queensland first policewomen -- Daphne Mayo: sculptor and art advocate -- Elizabeth Kenny: bush nurse and pioneering physical therapist -- Una Prentice: Queensland's first law school graduate --Dorothy Hill: geologist and palaeontologist -- Joan Innes Reid: pioneering social worker of north Queensland -- Ruth Don: teacher and unionist -- Second-wave activists: Eva Bacon: peace and women's rights activist -- Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker): poet, activist, educator -- Celia Smith: Aboriginal rights activist -- Merle Thornton: bar-room suffragette and mother of women's studies -- Appendix.
Subject: Biography
Social conditions
Suffragists and suffrage
ISBN: 0724296506
"Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in Queensland"
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 305.48 QLD GRA Available