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Bethune, Dulcie Evelyn

Occupation
Women's rights activist

Summary

Active in Melbourne's outer eastern suburbs, Dulcie Bethune was a member of both the North Ringwood Women's Liberation and North Ringwood Women's Electoral Lobby (which later merged with the Maroondah WEL). She stood as a candidate for the Australia Party in the Legislative Assembly seat of Ringwood at the Victorian state election, which was held on 19 May 1973 and was an independent candidate for the Australian Senate at the federal election, which was held in May 1974. She stood again at the 1979 state election for the Australia Party in the Legislative Assembly seat of Warrandyte.

(Source: Historical Note University Melbourne Archives)

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Bethune, Dulcie, 1971 - 1975, 75/54; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Anne Heywood

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