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WAIG Women’s Discussion Group
9 April 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm$8 – $10
Rowena Eddy will review the book, ‘Caroline Chisholm: An irresistible force’ by Sarah Goldman. At school we all learnt about Caroline Chisholm helping newly arrived and vulnerable female immigrants, but there was more to her. She was a committed activist and she battled entrenched government apathy towards new arrivals, and hostility to Indigenous and Chinese Australians. She also set up a school in India, and lectured on feminist topics.