• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4216

Kyburz, Rosemary Annette

(1944 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 16 April, 1944, Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Parliamentarian, Teacher


A member of the Liberal Party of Australia, Rosemary Kyburz was elected to the Queensland State Parliament as the Member for Salisbury in 1974 after an unsuccessful attempt in 1972. She was re-elected in 1977 and 1980, but was ultimately defeated at the 1983 election. While a Member of Parliament she married fellow parliamentarian Robert George Akers on 18 January 1981 and was the first sitting female member to give birth to a son in 1982.

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  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Rosemary Kyburz, politician, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

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    • Women in Politics: Liberal Party of Australia