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Ellen Mary STACK

Also known as: née Stack, Ella, Ellen Mary "Ella" Lawler

Born: 4/05/1929

Special Achievements:

The Northern Territory's first woman mayor when appointed in 1975, she also became Darwin City Council's first Lord Mayor from 1979-1980, one of the earliest female Lord Mayors in Australia.

Additional Information:

Quota Club Woman of the Year Award.


Resources

  • Image - Ella Stack

    Ella Stack, former Lord Mayor of Darwin (1985) and member of the Australia Day Council. Source: Northern Territory Library(PH0416/0025). Author: ABC T.V. Collection.

    Wikimedia Commons: File:Portrait of Ella Stack.png


  • References

    1975.  Northern Territory News.  date unknown:page unknown.


  • References

    1976 - Sod turned at Fannie Bay.  Northern Territory News.  date unknown:page unknown.


  • References

    1979.  Northern Territory News.  date unknown:page unknown.


  • References

    1980 - Highlights.  Northern Territory News.  date unknown:page unknown.


  • References

    Forrest, Peter & Sheila.  Our history - Quota fighting fit four decades later.  Northern Territory News.  December 2, 2003:28-29.