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Tuesday Afternoon Group of Women's Liberation (1972 - )

From
1972
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupations
Political organisation and Social action organisation
Alternative Names
  • TAG
  • Tuesday Afternoon Group

Summary

The Tuesday afternoon group was formed in 1972 for older women interested in feminist issues. Over the years the group has included s Molly Brannigan, Eulalie Tapp, Alison Gent, Ruth Sullen, Constance Frazer and Barbara Polkinghorne. They were active in raising the issue of housing for older women. They also supported many women's issues in third world countries fighting against social injustice. They have been active in the International Women's Day Marches.

Details

The Tuesday Afternoon Group of Women's Liberation (TAG) started in 1972 It was primarily for women living in domestic situations but is open to all women. Its main purpose was for older feminists and the issues they faced. The women lobbied for older women's housing and shelters. The women went away on weekend camps together. The Group has been represented in all the International Women's Day Marches in Adelaide since 1972. In 1988 they sponsored older feminists, Louise Fanos and Lynett Aried to perform at the Fringe Theatre Club, 'Older Women Ready or Not'. TAG meetings are held in the Women's Advisory Service each Tuesday where women can enjoy the company and conversation. The group supports and fights against social injustice. The women have included Molly Brannigan, Eulalie Tapp, Alison Gent, Ruth Sullen and Barbara Polkinghorne.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia

  • Tuesday Afternoon Group, 1972 - ; Tuesday Afternoon Group of Women's Liberation (1972 - ); State Library of South Australia. Details

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • International Women's Day Committee Research Project : Summary Record [sound recording] Interviewers: Celia Frank and Kirstin Marks, 1993 - 1994, OH 210; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Kathleen Bambridge

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