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Suffragist and social reformer Mary Lee was jubilant when, in 1894, South Australia became the first Australian colony to grant women the vote.
Historical Person | By Dr Helen Jones | North Terrace | 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910
Founded in 1888, the Women’s Suffrage League was an organisation dedicated to extending the political franchise to South Australian women, which was achieved in 1894.
Historical Organisation | By Craig Middleton & Alexander Parsons | 1880s, 1890s
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