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Australian Local Government Women's Association - South Australian Branch (1964? - )

From
1964?
Occupations
Lobby group, Political organisation and Women's Rights Organisation

Summary

The formation of the Australian Local Government Women's Association - South Australian Branch was precipated by the formation of a national Australian Local Government Women's Association in Canberra in 1951. A non-party organisation, it was inspired particularly inspired by the belief that more women should be involved in local government partly because this arm of government was especially relevant to housewives and mothers.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Elizabeth Furner [sound recording] Interviewer: June Donovan, OH 250/14; Furner, Elizabeth (1916 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb and Jane Carey

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