Henley Beach, South Australia, 1946 A group of women surf life-savers from Henley Club, South Australia. From left (standing) Lauriel Butterfield, Rhonda Middlebank, Shirley McGargill (sitting) Pam May, Dolores Amos.

Henley Beach, South Australia, 1946 A group of women surf life-savers from Henley Club, South Australia. From left (standing) Lauriel Butterfield, Rhonda Middlebank, Shirley McGargill (sitting) Pam May, Dolores Amos.

Aboriginal prespectives in the curriculum. Australian Biography - Lowitja (Lois) O'Donoghue - stolen generation, 1st Aboriginal nurse in SA, 1st Aboriginal woman to be awarded Order of Australia medal, 1984 Australian of the Year

Aboriginal prespectives in the curriculum. Australian Biography - Lowitja (Lois) O'Donoghue - stolen generation, 1st Aboriginal nurse in SA, 1st Aboriginal woman to be awarded Order of Australia medal, 1984 Australian of the Year

Australia's First Saint Mary Helen MacKillop (1842-1909), by unknown photographer, c1870.  Established many schools in South Australia.

Australia's First Saint Mary Helen MacKillop (1842-1909), by unknown photographer, c1870. Established many schools in South Australia.

Women picking grapes    Women picking grapes, Barossa Valley, c1950. Image courtsey of SATC. GRG7/70/4/212. State Records South Australia on Flickr.

Women picking grapes Women picking grapes, Barossa Valley, c1950. Image courtsey of SATC. GRG7/70/4/212. State Records South Australia on Flickr.

A young woman cutting driving bands for anti-aircraft shells in a munitions factory in South Australia in 1942. Photographer: Smith, D. Darian

A young woman cutting driving bands for anti-aircraft shells in a munitions factory in South Australia in 1942. Photographer: Smith, D. Darian

An Australian young woman armature winding in a munitions factory in South Australia in 1943. Photographer: Smith, D. Darian}

An Australian young woman armature winding in a munitions factory in South Australia in 1943. Photographer: Smith, D. Darian}

Women in South Australia become the first in Australia to gain the right to vote and to be elected to Parliament.

Women in South Australia become the first in Australia to gain the right to vote and to be elected to Parliament.

Constitution (Female Suffrage) Act 1895 (SA)  - the legislation that given South Australian women the right to vote and stand for election

Constitution (Female Suffrage) Act 1895 (SA) - the legislation that given South Australian women the right to vote and stand for election

Mary Lee was an Irish-Australian suffragist and social reformer in South Australia.

Mary Lee was an Irish-Australian suffragist and social reformer in South Australia.

South Australian women gain the vote - Parliament of South Australia's timeline and information on the South Australian Suffragette movement

South Australian women gain the vote - Parliament of South Australia's timeline and information on the South Australian Suffragette movement

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