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SOUTHCOTT, Heather Joyce

Born: 15/11/1928

Died: 21/11/2014

Special Achievements:

1982 - First Australian Democrat woman elected to South Australian House of Assembly and the first woman to lead a parliamentary political party in Australia.

Additional Information:

June 1991 - She was made a Member of the Order of Australia, service to the community, particularly in the field of women's affairs.


Resources

  • Image - Heather Southcott

    Photo used with permission of State Library of South Australia acknowledging Messenger Press Photo.