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graphic: 1900s woman with bicycle

  introduction the plural vote issue who's who 1890-1905 lesbians in early Brisbane suffrage elsewhere  
  other issues being fought for everyday life what the menfolk thought Queensland voting rights before the achievement of women's suffrage chronology  
  women sitting in Parliament historical suffrage walk in Brisbane how the Bill was passed who was excluded from suffrage conclusion  
Further reading


voters outside a polling place, Brisbane, Queensland, 1907











Photo: voters outside a polling place, Brisbane, Queensland, 1907
Collection: John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, no. 73409



Various activities are being or have been organised by a Steering Committee. These include:

• an essay competition for school students, through the Queensland History Teachers' Association

• a conference on Women's Struggle for the Vote in Queensland at the UQ Centre,
University of Queensland, 9-10 April 2005.

• a walking tour of suffragist sites with a brochure

• web resources and other new research on suffrage history, including this website

Centenary of Queensland Women's Suffrage Steering Committee. Contact Carole Ferrier, Centre for Research on Women, Gender, Culture and Social Change, School of EMSAH, The University of Queensland.



25 April 2005

Centenary of Queensland Women's Suffrage 2005 - Centenary of Suffrage Steering Committee