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Interview with the Honourable Dame Annabelle Rankin, D.B.E. (sound recording), interviewer: Pat Shaw

Title
Interview with the Honourable Dame Annabelle Rankin, D.B.E. (sound recording), interviewer: Pat Shaw
Repository
National Library of Australia
Reference
ORAL TRC 4900/15
Date Range
14 July 1983 - 10 September 1984
Description

2 cassettes, 120 minutes, and 31 page transcript. Dame Annabelle Rankin speaks of her childhood; travelling overseas after leaving school; her welfare work during the war years; standing for the Senate and election campaigns; becoming the first woman Whip in Parliament; her appointment as Minister for Housing (1966) and the problems associated withhousing at this time. Dame Rankin recalls her appointment as High Commissioner to New Zealand, and the duties of this position.

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