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Brownbill, Kay Catherine Millin (1914 - 2002)

OBE

Born
21 July 1914
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
3 February 2002
Occupation
Broadcaster, Journalist, Parliamentarian and Public relations professional

Summary

A member of the Liberal Country League, Kay Brownbill was elected to the seat of Kingston in the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament at the 1966 federal election. She was the third woman to be elected to the House of Representatives, but was in Parliament for only one term as she was defeated at the 1969 election. She was made an OBE in 1980 for services to the community.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia

  • Kay Brownbill: Summary Record, 1926 - 1971, PRG 1296; State Library of South Australia. Details
  • Liberal Party, S. A. Division : SUMMARY RECORD, 1900 - 1997, SRG 168 PART OUTSIZE 1,6; State Library of South Australia. Details

Rosemary Francis

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