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Goldsworthy, Kay

AO

Occupation
Bishop

Summary

Read more about Kay Goldsworthy in our sister publication The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia.

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Events

2017
Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia - Received for distinguished service to religion through the Anglican Church of Australia, as a pioneer and role model for women, to church administration, and to pastoral care and equality.
August 2017
Elected Anglican Archbishop in the Western Australian Division. - The Right Reverend Kay Goldsworthy is the first woman to be elected Archbishop in Australia.

Sources used to compile this entry: Kay Goldsworthy to be Australia's first female Anglican archbishop, 20 August 2017, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/30/kay-goldsworthy-to-be-australias-first-female-anglican-archbishop.

Helen Morgan

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