• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6319

Crawford, Margaret Elizabeth

(1923 – 2005)
  • Born 1 January, 1923
  • Died 28 November, 2005
  • Occupation Equal pay campaigner, Secretary


Margaret Crawford was interested in the position and working conditions of women in the Commonwealth Public Service and was involved in their equal pay campaign.

Margaret was the secretary, and later convenor, of the Women Graduates’ Committee of the Professional Officers Association and from 1951 until 1964 she was also a member of the Canberra Branch Equal Pay Sub-Committee of the Professional Officers’ Association.

Archival resources

  • ACT Heritage Library
    • HMSS 0089 Margaret and Maurice Finnis Papers, 1968-1997↵Scope and Content Notes
  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Margaret Crawford, 1948-1964 [manuscript]