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Recognition for Regional & Rural Women Exhibition Opening

  • 4 Oct 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Latrobe City Library Morwell

Harriet Shing MP, Member for Eastern Victoria Region will open the exhibition at LRG on Thursday 4 October 4pm. RECOGNITION FOR REGIONAL AND RURAL WOMEN - Her Place Women’s Museum Australia Exhibition - Morwell Library 1–20 October. 
#onedayourplinthwillcome, the campaign launched in August by Kathy Lette and Annabel Crabb for more statues to commemorate history’s ‘badass women’, should look first to Australia’s regions, says Mary Stuart, who chairs Her Place Women’s Museum Australia.
Ten women are featured including : Sallie Jones, co-founder of milk brand Gippsland Jersey; Aunty Bess Yarram and Alma Thorpe, Aboriginal leaders with long connections to Morwell. For each of the profiled women, there is a short biography, video portrait and artefacts. 
Seven of the women featured in the exhibition have been inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women

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