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National Women's Consultative Council

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Summary

The federal government replaced the the National Women's Advisory Council with the National Women's Consultative Council in 1984. The NWCC was disbanded in the 1990s.

Sources used to compile this entry: Lake, Marilyn, Getting Equal: The History of Australian Feminism, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, New South Wales, 1999, 316 pp; Sawer, Marian, 'Femocrats and Ecorats: Women's Policy Machinery in Australia, Canada and New Zealand', United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 1996, http://www.unrisd.org/html/op/opb/opb6/op6.htm.

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Timeline

 1978 - National Women's Advisory Council
        National Women's Consultative Council

Member

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Papers of Joyce McConnell, 1960 - 1989, MS 8260; McConnell, Joyce Marion (1916 - 1991); National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Clare Land

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