Catherine Helen Spence (31 October 1825 – 3 April 1910) was a Scottish-born Australian author, teacher, journalist, politician and leading suffragist. In 1897 she became Australia's first female political candidate after standing (unsuccessfully) for the Federal Convention held in Adelaide. Called the "Greatest Australian Woman" by Miles Franklin and given the nomenclature of "Grand Old Woman of Australia' on her eightieth birthday,

South Australian suffragette Catherine Helen Spence stood for office in In a first for the modern world, South Australia granted women the right to stand for Parliament in

1912: Two suffragettes in conversation with a policeman. | 28 Powerful Pictures Of Women Fighting For Their Right To Vote

28 Powerful Pictures Of Women Fighting For Their Right To Vote

1912: Two suffragettes in conversation with a policeman. | 28 Powerful Pictures Of Women Fighting For Their Right To Vote

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Miles Franklin (1879-1954)

Stella Miles Franklin, a writer and a feminist and the Scottish Women’s Hospital at the Salonika Front

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My Career Goes Bung, Miles Franklin

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Miles Franklin's not-so-brilliant career as Nazi fellow traveller

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Classic Australian Literature, prose and petry.

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