Local Women’s Suffrage Petitioners: The Law Brothers and Edward Baxter

Women's suffrage petition, 1894 (State Records SA)

The August 1894 petition of 11,600 signatures influenced parliamentarians with the result that legislation granting SA women the vote and the right to stand for election was passed. Dr Margaret Macilwain outlines conceivable motives of the Law brothers of Torrens Vale and Edward Baxter, Myponga, for signing the petition.

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  • Wheelchair access

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Talk

Dates and times

Fri 3 May, 10am-12pm

Location

Yankalilla Library, 181 Main South Rd, Yankalilla

Cost

Free

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Sandra Skinner
8558 2043
library [at] yankalilla.sa.gov.au

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30

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