International Women’s Day is a reminder to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements – both big and small – of women all over the world. The Muriel Matters Society Inc. recently acquired a set of Women’s Freedom League postcards depicting three women who certainly made a difference to the lives of the women around them –… Continue reading International Women’s Day 2020! Learn about some women who made a difference…
The Muriel Matters Society Inc. has launched its new tea towel! For the occasion The Society got together at the Bridgeway Hotel in Pooraka over tea and coffee – a balloon themed cake was served for afternoon tea. The new tea towel celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the performance of The Society’s play ‘Why Muriel… Continue reading The 2020 MMS Tea Towel is Now Available!
A quick reminder that the Dirigible Observance Day Event and 5th Tea Towel Launch is taking place tomorrow at the Bridgeway Hotel. We would love to see you there! See below for all the details.
Here’s an article about Muriel published on this day in 1909 by the Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser. It reveals more about the agitation of the ‘grille girl’ in Liverpool for female suffrage… THE “GRILLE” HEROINE SUFFRAGETTES IN A STOCK EXCHANGE The habitues of the Liverpool Exchange flags were startled yesterday by an incursion… Continue reading The Grille Girl in 1909
The Muriel Matters Society’s Secretary, Frances Bedford, recently visited Tasmania on a whirlwind trip to promote the soon to be published monograph. She shared Muriel’s story with the Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly, Hon. Sue Hickey MP, as well as the President of the Legislative Council, Hon. Craig Farrell MLC. Frances even had… Continue reading Muriel’s Tasmania! Theatre and Democracy Mingle on the Apple Isle
See below for information about the Dirigible Observance Day – our first event for 2020. It would be great to see everyone there!! Please RSVP to The Society if you are coming…
Muriel made an appearance in The Register on page 3 on the 29th December 1903. Here’s a report on what she did on Christmas night along with some of the other goings-on around her at Victor Harbour at the time: “VICTOR HARBOUR, December 28 – Miss Muriel Matters, assisted by Miss A. K. Porter recited… Continue reading Merry Christmas! Here is what Muriel was up to on this day in 1903…
Click below to view Highgate School’s winning entry into the South Australian Suffrage 125 Schools Competition that won the year 6 and 7 multimodal category. It’s great to see the struggle for female suffrage in South Australia being recreated by school-age students – costumes and all!! Congratulations to all the students and teachers involved in… Continue reading Video: SA Suffrage 125 Schools Competition
As part of the 125 year anniversary of female suffrage in South Australia, SA Parliament is re-enacting the 1894 debate on 18 December 2019 from 7-9.30pm. You can tune into the livestream while it is taking place, see below for information on how to do it!
Don’t forget about the upcoming MMS event. It’s that time of year where the Muriels get together for some Christmas cheer. Look at the invite below for all the details – please RSVP in advance. See you there!!