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Women’s Suffrage Petition 1894 (South Australia)

On 23 August 1894 George Hawker, member for North Adelaide, presented to the South Australian House of Assembly a petition in favour of women’s suffrage. It was signed by approximately 11,600 men and women. Members of the Women’s Suffrage League, Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, and the Working Women’s Trade Union were primarily responsible for collecting the signatures from metropolitan and country areas.

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Title Women’s Suffrage Petition 1894 (South Australia)
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Other (Open)
Data Status active
Update Frequency asRequired
Landing Page https://data.sa.gov.au/data/dataset/3f6fab54-8cc8-4732-9c1e-fb3f73df53b0
Date Published 2019-04-04
Date Updated 2019-04-10
Temporal Coverage 1894-01-01
Geospatial Coverage South Australia
Jurisdiction Government of South Australia
Data Portal data.sa.gov.au
Publisher/Agency History Trust of South Australia