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Rankin, Dame Annabelle

Series Title
Rankin, Dame Annabelle
National Archives of Australia, National Office
Date Range
1947 - 1971

Folders of speeches, press releases and articles about, or delivered by, Dame Annabelle Rankin.

This series contains notes for and texts of speeches,
transcripts of media broadcasts, press releases and material provided
to the media for the preparation of articles and broadcasts. The
material covers the period when Dame Annabelle was Senator for
Queensland and includes the time when she held the Housing portfolio.

A variety of subjects are covered in the speeches and articles. The
majority of the series concerns the housing portfolio and related
issues such as accommodation for the aged, and the building industry.
A significant amount of material relates to social issues in
Queensland and includes speeches to local voluntary and service
organisations. Local celebrations of the Cook Bi-Centenary and the
opening of exhibitions were specific events at which Dame Annabelle
spoke. Some election speeches dating from Dame Annabelle's early
campaign for the Senate, the 1967 Geelong by-election and referenda
in 1967 are also included.

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