Also known as: née Deakin
Born: 14 July 1883
Died: 27 December 1970Special Achievements:
1915 – Founded and president of the Housewives' Co-operative Association (later the Housewives Association of Victoria).
1933-1958 - Founder and president of the International Club of Victoria.
1937 - Represented Australia at the League of Nations Assembly in Geneva, as the only woman in the Australian delegation.
2001 - Inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.Additional Information:
1903-1915 - First violin with Professor Marshall Hall's Orchestra.
1904 - Winner of the Ormond Scholarship for singing.
1908-1960s - Executive member of the Lady Northcote Permanent Orchestra Trust Fund.
1909 - Assumed the position of honorary secretary of the Commonwealth Liberal Party (CLP).
1912 - Elected to the executive of the National Council of Women of Victoria.
1913 - She attended a forum chaired by Vida Goldstein, and seconded a motion calling for the federal government to implement equal pay for equal work.
1916-1917 - She campaigned for the "Yes" vote during the referendums on conscription.
1927-1929 - President of the Royal Women's Hospital Board. She was a board member for 50 years.
1931-1961 - Director of the Bureau of Social and International Affairs.
1934 - Elected as a justice of the peace.
1934 - Re-elected to the executive of the National Council of Women of Victoria.
1934-1938 - President of the Royal Women's Hospital Board.
1936 - Elected to the executive, as vice-president, of the National Council of Women of Victoria.
1936-1966 - Inaugural vice-president of the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria.
1938 - Elected to the executive, as president, of the National Council of Women of Victoria.
1938 - She was one of the Australian delegates at the International Council of Women's 50th anniversary conference, in Scotland.
1938-1970 - Foundation member of the Board of Studies in Physical Education at the University of Melbourne.
1939-1945 - President of the National Council of Women of Victoria.
1941-1967 - Foundation member of the Board of Studies in Social Studies at the University of Melbourne.
1944 - She assisted Elizabeth Couchman in bringing the Australian Women's National League (AWNL) into the new Liberal Party of Australia.
1944-1970 - President of the Playgrounds & Recreation Association of Victoria.
1945-1963 - Vice-president of the United Nations Association of Victoria.
1948-1952/3 - Elected national president of the National Council of Women of Australia (NCWA).
1952-1960 - Commonwealth member of the Import Licensing Committee.
Image - Ivy Brookes, before 1929
Description: Australian educator and community worker Ivy Brookes Date: before 1929 (photo published in The Age, 30 April 1929) Source: National Library of Australia Author Lafayette Studios, Melbourne Permission: This image is of Australian origin and is now in the public domain because its term of copyright has expired.
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Image - Ivy Deakin, on her wedding day, 3 July 1905
Description: Ivy Deakin in her wedding dress, for her wedding to Herbert Brookes on 3 July 1905. Her father was prime minister of Australia at the time. Date: 3 July 1905 Source: National Library of Australia, Bib ID 2477953 Author: Deakin family Permission: This image is of Australian origin and is now in the public domain because its term of copyright has expired.