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KIRNER, Joan Elizabeth

Born: 1938

Died: 2015

Special Achievements:

1990 - First female Head of Government in Victoria

Additional Information:

Head of Victorian Government when elected Premier by her parliamentary colleagues following the resignation of the serving premier, although defeated at the next election.

 (AM, BA, DipEd, MACE, MLA(ALP))