- Barrister and Lawyer
In 1935, Nancy McPhee became the first Tasmanian woman to be admitted to the bar.
Sources used to compile this entry: Who was Nellie Payne? http://nelliepayne.com/2016/01/27/kneeler-stool-carved-50th-year-celebrations-1942-st-michaels-collegiate-school-hobart/ [accessed 2016-11-14]; Milestones for Tasmanian Women, http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/divisions/csr/information_and_resources/significant_tasmanian_women/milestones_for_tasmanian_women [accessed 2016-11-14].
Prepared by TBWL project team
Created: 14 November 2016