2001 Five Dollars Centenary of Federation HH01


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This special tender 2001 Federation $5 bank note from Australia looks as if it just got off the bus from Note Printing Australia.

What a fantastic example of this special tender banknote in mint condition.

Clean, unmarked, crisp and as new. 

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Catherine Helen Spence: her achievements and firsts.

The range of Catherine Helen Spence’s interests and achievements are truly amazing. She had a huge impact on the development of South Australia. As an example of what women can achieve she merits a close look. The following summary of her life’s work is adapted and reproduced here with kind permission from Suzane Fabian from The changemakers: ten significant Australian women by Suzane Fabian and Morag Loh (Milton, Qld., Jacaranda Press, 1983).

Teacher, journalist, novelist, literary critic, social reformer, political theorist and activist, educator, feminist, public speaker, lay preacher. Catherine’s name is linked with an amazing list of ‘firsts’ and activities.

First female political candidate

First fighter for effective voting

First female member of several Reform Boards

Co-founder of the first fostering-out scheme for children

Pioneering the children’s courts in Australia

First professional woman journalist in Australia

First woman novelist in Australia

Wrote the first legal studies textbook produced in Australia

Among the first to combat the squatters’ monopoly of land

Helping women workers

Progress for women within her lifetime

In the feminist cause-equality of opportunity

Combating political ignorance among women

Public speaker pioneering the public voice of women

Preaching from the pulpit

A proud free-thinker

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