Books tagged: speaker of the house

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Joan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Joan Child was a trailblazer for women, a home help, hospital cook and widowed mother of five boys who rose to become the Australian Labor Party’s first woman Member of Federal Parliament and the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives. This fiercely feminist women’s rights activist and anti-Vietnam campaigner broke through the glass ceiling and is an inspiration to all who follow.