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Feminist governor
Title : Feminist governor Feminist governor
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Creator : Baker, Tony (Anthony Edward)
Source : Advertiser, 30 March 1994, p. 17
Date of creation : 1994
Format : Newspaper
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Interview with South Australia's 31st Governor, Dame Roma Mitchell, AC DBE, three years after her swearing in on 6 February 1991, as the first woman Governor in Australia.

Dame Roma is quoted, "It may be that in future both men and women will have to take more time in looking after families to even things up. We have not solved the problem yet. We are not going to get the best of the brains of the country unless we get equality of opportunity."
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Dame Roma Mitchell

Coverage year : 1994
Further reading :
Roma the first : a biography of Dame Roma Mitchell / Susan Magarey & Kerrie Round, Wakefield Press, 2007
PRG 778 Dame Roma Mitchell Archival Record Group
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