Thanks to everyone who came to the Naval, Military and Air Force Club of SA on 7 November 2020 for the MMS book launch! It was a wonderful event with over 60 attendees hearing all about how the book came to be. The Secretary of the MMS, Frances Bedford MP, compared the event and there… Continue reading The MMS Book Launch: In Pictures!
Thanks to everyone who has reserved a place for The Muriel Matters Society Inc.’s Monograph Launch this Saturday (7/11). We are very excited to see such strong interest! It is now fully booked out. For those who have secured a spot just a reminder that, on the day itself, we will not have electronic credit/debit… Continue reading Monograph Launch Function Fully Booked! Any Payments Received After COB 2/11/20 Will Be Refunded…
A friendly reminder of the official launch of The Muriel Matters Society Inc.’s monograph on Saturday 7 November 2020. The event will be held at the Naval, Military & Air Force Club of SA, 111 Hutt St, Adelaide 3.30pm to 5.00pm. Tickets are booking out fast – secure your spot today! Cost is $20, please prepay to reserve… Continue reading Reminder: ‘That Daring Australian Girl’ – Book Launch! (7/11)
The Muriel Matters Society Inc. invites you to attend the official launch of the monograph on Saturday 7 November 2020. The event will be held at the Naval, Military & Air Force Club of SA, 111 Hutt St, Adelaide 3.30pm to 5.00pm. Cost is $20, please prepay to reserve your place using the bank details included in… Continue reading Event 7/11: ‘That Daring Australian Girl’ – MMS Monograph Launch!
Thanks to the many members of The Muriel Matters Society Inc. who attended our AGM on Sunday, 16 August 2020. It was great to see so many friendly and familiar faces given the year we have had so far. President, Robin Matters, chaired and Secretary, Frances Bedford MP, reported the meeting. There were the usual… Continue reading 11th MMS AGM – Pictures!
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The Society has been working on some free resources to help our hardworking teachers (and students!) in recent times. Below is a downloadable worksheet designed for students in their middle or senior years that accompanies the Muriel Matters! documentary. It can be used as a standalone lesson or it can form a part of a… Continue reading Free Teaching Resource: DVD Worksheet for Students
Please put The Society’s AGM in your diaries now – all the details are below… All members were also recently sent our latest newsletter (it’s also available for download on the home page of the website). Give it a read to keep up to date with all the latest happenings!
The recent pandemic has given many people interested in suffrage history pause to look back at the Spanish Flu of 1918 to 1920 to see how it impacted upon the women’s movement. Even though some places in the world had granted women the right to vote by the time that pandemic hit – think of… Continue reading The Spanish Flu and the American Suffrage Movement
© V.Irene.Cockroft, London, 22 April 2020 Such a desirable doll as Dora, the veteran Votes for Women campaigner preserved in a custom-made glass case, was bound to attract attention when she turned up at an Adelaide auction in March 2020. When, against stiff competition, Dora was acquired by The Muriel Matters Society Inc., one could… Continue reading All dolled up with some way to go; but where in the world has Dora the Suffrage Doll been this last century, and why is she so important?