Woman Warnes, Mary Jane
- Country Women's Association Leader
Written by Caitlin Stone, The University of Melbourne
Mary Jane Warnes (née Fairbrother) was born in 1877. She established the Country Women's Association in South Australia, serving as its president from 1929 to 1941. In 1929, she attended the Rural Women's Conference in London. She was appointed MBE in 1936 and died in 1959.
- Whittle, Nancy Robinson, 'Warnes, Mary Jane (1877-1959)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University (ANU), c.2006, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/warnes-mary-jane-8988/text15821. Details