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Lisa Palu interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project

Item Title
Lisa Palu interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 3406/32
Description

Palu, an agricultural lobbyist, speaks of her background as an agronomist and her contact with country women, setting up rural women groups in mid-1980s in the Darling Downs region, how as a journalist for the Australian Broadcasting Commission she observed a common lack of involvement of women in rural associations because of low self-esteem, how she initiated in 1992 a state award recognising country women's contribution to agriculture and how this developed into a national award, the importance of such an award, her family's cane farming background, her interest in government policy on agriculture, her new role as a lobbyist for the Queensland Farmers Association, her involvement in the Australian Rural Leadership Program, and her future hopes.
Recorded in 1995. No transcript.

Quantity
1 Sound cassette
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  • Women of the land oral history project, Feb 23 1995 - April 26 1995, ORAL TRC 3406; Bowden, Ros; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

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