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Lyla Daphne Elliott: Papers 1962-1985

Title
Lyla Daphne Elliott: Papers 1962-1985
Repository
JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia
Reference
MN 1079. ACC 3326A, 3327A, 3344A, 3345A.
Date Range
1962 - 1985
Description

W.A. politician. She was employed by the ALP from 1952-1965 and 1967-1971, spending 1966-1967 in a secretarial position with the British Labour Party. In 1972, she became a member of the Legislative Council representing the North-East Metropolitan Province. In 1978 she was the first woman elected as chair to the W.A. Parliamentary Labor Party. In November 1985 she made her final parliamentary speech, resigning from her position in the Legislative Council.

Formats
Manuscripts/Papers
Access
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