Women's Suffrage

Women's Suffrage Petition 1894

The index below is arranged by surname of the petitioners, with some addresses and occupations also provided.

The Women’s Suffrage Petition was signed by over 10,600 South Australians. It asked for women to be given franchise for both houses of Parliament on the same terms as men. It was presented to the Parliament by the Hon. George Hawker in August 1894.

You can access this record through the Research Centre. The House of Assembly, Parliament of South Australia holds the original petition.

Index to GRG92/5 Women's Suffrage Petition 1894

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