Woman Thiele, Deborah (Debbie)
- Businesswoman, Consultant, Farmer, Political candidate and Teacher
Written by Caitlin Stone, The University of Melbourne
Deborah Thiele was born in Waikere, South Australia. In 1994, she was named the Australian Rural Woman of the Year. In the 2007 Federal election, she stood as a candidate for the National Party. In 2007, she was appointed to the Telstra Country Wide advisory board. In 2010, she stood as a candidate in the state election in South Australia.
- 'Advisory Board: SA Appointment', The Advertiser, 22 November 2006, p. 53. Details
- 'Thiele, Deborah (Debbie)', The Australian Women's Register, National Foundation for Australian Women, http://www.womenaustralia.info/biogs/AWE4457b.htm. Details
- Henningham, Nikki, 'Debbie Thiele', in Brilliant Ideas and Huge Visions: ABC Radio Australian Rural Women of the Year -1994 - 1997, Australian Women’s Archives Project, 2011, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/rwya/thiele.html. Details