The Passing of Dr Helen Jones AM

 

Members of the Muriel Matters Society Inc. will be saddened to hear of the recent passing of the prominent South Australian historian, Dr Helen Jones AM. Helen was well known around Australia for her research on South Australian women, and particularly on the history of the suffrage movement in this state.

Frances Bedford MP, the Secretary of the Muriel Matters Society Inc., recognized Helen’s contributions to the community in a speech to South Australian Parliament. Hansard of the speech is avaliable for download by members here. The Muriel Matters Society Inc. extends its condolences to Helen’s family and friends in what must be a difficult time.