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Lyla Elliott papers, 1962-1985 [manuscript]

Lyla Elliott papers, 1962-1985 [manuscript]
JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia
MN 1079; ACC 3326A; ACC 3327A; ACC 3344A; ACC 3345A; ACC PA30/17/2-5
Date Range
1962 - 1985
Elliott, Lyla Daphne (1934 - )

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.

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