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Ryan, Julia (1937 - )

Born
29 September 1937
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Women's Liberationist and Educator

Summary

Ryan was a member of the first Canberra Women's Liberation Group in the 1970s and remained in the movement from that time. She was Honorary Secretary of the National Foundation for Australian Women 1991-1996.

Details

Member of first Canberra Women's Liberation Group 1970s; Public Officer, Canberra Women's Refuge 1975 - 1977; Women's Studies, Australian National University, 1981-1982; Governor General's nominee, Australian National University Council (including appointee to Equal Employment Opportunity Committee) 1984-1991; ACT Women's Consultative Council Convenor 1992-1993, Member 1989-1993; Honorary Secretary, National Foundation for Australian Women 1991-1996; Trustee and Assessor, Beryl Henderson Foundation 1988 - 2000; Trustee, Pamela Denoon Trust 1990 - 2000.

Sources used to compile this entry: From Lady Denman to Katy Gallagher: A Century of Women's Contributions to Canberra, Australian Women's Archives Project, February 2013, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/ldkg.

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Papers of Julia Ryan, 1947 - 1982, MS 9361; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Interview with Julia Ryan, feminist. Interviewer, Sara Dowse, c. 1970 - 1990, ORAL TRC 2651; Ryan, Julia (1937 - ); National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

Private Hands (contact Australian Women's Archive Project)

  • Papers of Julia Ryan, c. 1970 - c. 1990; Private Hands (contact Australian Women's Archive Project). Details

Elle Morrell

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