- 16 October 1940
Yarraville, Victoria, Australia
- Cheese-maker, Dairy Farmer, Early and Ongoing Leader and Women in Agriculture Movement.
Lyn Johnson, in partnership with her husband Rob, was a dairy farmer in Gippsland in Victoria. Together they planned and led study tours for dairy farmers to the USA, Canada, the UK and Europe, starting the Tarago River Cheese Company on their return. The successful organisation and activism of American rural women inspired. Lyn's own active commitment to the movement, and to women at the grass roots level in particular. Her work to have women's role in agriculture acknowledged, and their voice heard, has included involvement in the organisation of the First International Women in Agriculture Conference, and the Women on Farms Gatherings.