CBE, BScAgr, FAIAS, FHAC
- 27 December 1897
Quirindi, New South Wales, Australia
- 15 July 1989
- Agriculturalist, Servicewoman and Public servant
- Alternative Names
- Byrne, Lorna (maiden name)
Lorna Hayter studied agriculture at the University of Sydney. In 1927 she joined the New South Wales Department of Agriculture. During World War II Hayter was a member of the Women's Australian National Services, and became Assistant Controller with the Australian Army Women's Service. Later she hosted the Australian Broadcasting Commission weekly national program Farm and Home and became women's editor of the Land Newspaper. On 31 December 1979, Lorna Hayter was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to agriculture and the community.