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Ord, Lecki

2001 Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Occupation
Architect, Local government councillor and Mayor
Alternative Names
  • Ord, Alexis (also known as)

Summary

In 1987 Lecki Ord gained the distinction of becoming the first woman to be elected as lord mayor of Melbourne. As an architect she was particularly interested in planning issues and environmental sustainability.

Details

Events

2001
Inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room

  • [Biographical cuttings on Lecki Ord, Melbourne's first female lord Mayor, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals], BIOG; National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room. Details

Rosemary Francis

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