Women in Politics – Exhibition Launch – Australia Day

Have you heard about the latest Exhibition now on at Parliament House NSW?

The exhibition is touted to follow 100 years in the history of women in State Politics with an array of memorabilia, protest material, artefacts, artwork and photography.

“Women have a contribution to make to the life of the nation which only they can make.” So said Millicent Preston Stanley who, in 1925, became the first woman parliamentarian in New South Wales.

A Fit Place for Women: NSW Parliament is on now at Parliament House until Friday 28 April. Entry is free, and doors are open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday, and from 9:00am-6:00pm on Wednesdays when Parliament is sitting. There will also be a special opening on the Australia Day public holiday, from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Quotation taken from, and further information available HERE  Have a look at their webpage and supplementary reading on this topic and surrounding the suffragette movement.

“A Place Fit for Women” Webpage

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