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Interview with Winifred Margaret Piesse [sound recording]; Interviewed by Gail O'Hanlon

Title
Interview with Winifred Margaret Piesse [sound recording]; Interviewed by Gail O'Hanlon
Repository
JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia
Reference
OH2918
Date Range
c. 1923 - c. 1996
Description

Interview with Winifred Piesse for the Battye Library Oral History Unit and the Western Australian Parliamentary Oral History Project. From 1971 to 1977 she was a member of Wagin Shire Council and in 1977 contested the Legislative Council seat of the Lower Central Province. She held the seat until she was defeated in the 1983 election and was the first woman elected to State Parliament to represent the Country Party. During the interview Ms Piesse discussed her life and her involvement in State politics. She also commented on the role of women in politics at local and state level.

Formats
9 sound cassettes; Researcher's Notes; Transcript of 145 pages.
Access
Available by request for reference, not for loan.

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