• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000314

Folders of speeches, press releases and articles about, or delivered by, Dame Annabelle Rankin

  • Repository National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
  • Date Range 1947 - 1979
  • Description

    This series contains notes for and texts of speeches, transcripts of media broadcasts, press releases and material provided to the media for the preparation of articles and broadcasts. The material covers the period when Dame Annabelle was Senator for Queensland and includes the time when she held the Housing portfolio. A variety of subjects are covered in the speeches and articles. The majority of the series concerns the housing portfolio and related issues such as accommodation for the aged, and the building industry. A significant amount of material relates to social issues in Queensland and includes speeches to local voluntary and service organisations. Local celebrations of the Cook Bi-Centenary and the opening of exhibitions were specific events at which Dame Annabelle spoke. Some election speeches dating from Dame Annabelle’s early campaign for the Senate, the 1967 Geelong by-election and referenda in 1967 are also included.

  • Quantity 0 0.99 m
  • Access Open

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  • Primary Subject
    • Rankin, Annabelle Jane Mary (1908 - 1986)