HerStory

Michelle FIELD

Special Achievements:

"In September 1988, three trailblazing women - Michelle Field, Jacqui Segger and Virginia Forbes (née Bell) - graduated alongside twenty men from the Victoria Street Training College. They were the first women to become MFB firefighters."


Resources

  • Image - Michelle Field

    Jackie Segger, Michelle Field, Virginia Bell Photographer: Ian Baker

    The Herald and Weekly Times


  • References

    Talbot, Louise.  Women join the firefighters.  newspaper unknown.  date unknown:page unknown.


  • References

    Dunlevy, Lyn.  Women join the firefighters.  The Age.  December 8, 1988:page unknown.