10/08/2004 - 22:00

Edyth Haynes: a woman well ahead of the times

10/08/2004 - 22:00

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Edyth Haynes never spoke of her struggle to be admitted as a lawyer in Western Australia and only applied once for admission, even after the Legal Status of Women Act was passed in 1923 (introduced into parliament by Edith Cowan).Miss Haynes’ application to the Supreme Court was rejected in 1904.

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