• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6091

Lowe, Irene Myrtle

(1895 – 1983)
  • Born 1 January, 1895
  • Died 31 December, 1983
  • Occupation Agriculturalist


Irene Myrtle Lowe was the first woman to graduate from the Bachelor of Agricultural Science at the University of Melbourne in 1918, and the first female student to attend the Dookie Agricultural College.

Following her graduation, Irene worked at the Bacteriology School and then at Burnley. After the birth of her three children, Irene never worked again.