HerStory

Heather Joyce SOUTHCOTT

Born: 15 November 1928

Died: 21 November 2014

Special Achievements:

1982 - First Australian Democrat woman elected to South Australian House of Assembly and the first woman to lead a parliamentary political party in Australia.

Additional Information:

June 1991 - She was made a Member of the Order of Australia, service to the community, particularly in the field of women's affairs.