Mary Lee in the Media

The Mary Lee Exchange: A Toast to Inclusivity – The Adelaide Review, Dasha Romanowski, August 2016 Making Adelaide Awesome – Broadsheet Adelaide, Camellia Aebischer, March 2017 The Mary Lee Exchange – Breakfast on Radio Adelaide, Jennie Lenman, March 2017 The Mary Lee Exchange #3 – Yewth, Freya Langley, July 2017. If you’d like to get in touch…

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Sandra Dann

Sandra is, among many things, the Director of the Working Women’s Centre SA Inc (WWC). Here she is pictured accepting the Law Society of South Australia‘s Justice Award on behalf of the WWC for its contribution to access to workplace services for vulnerable women, their work in helping to set up the WWC in Timor-Leste and…

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Indi Wishart

Indi (they/them) is an avid advocate of queer and trans justice and wellbeing, a passionate community builder and an outspoken feminist ally and activist. After starting South Australia’s first Gay Straight Alliance in highschool, they have gone on to support students across the state as part of their work with Safe Schools Coalition SA. Studying…

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Barbara Pocock

Barbara was initially trained as an economist and has been involved in policy, research and advocacy about working life for over thirty years. She has worked in universities, the Reserve Bank, farming, unions, government, advising politicians and as a carer.  She has served on a variety of Boards including the Economic Development Board of South…

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Cassie Alvey

Cassie is perhaps best known as Co-Founder of Tooth and Nail Studios. For something different we asked her to tell us about a community she’s part of and what she values about it.

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Angela Schilling

Angela is a writer and editor, a radio presenter, a DJ, a sports enthusiast and most passionately, a musician. She lives in Melbourne but hails from Adelaide via the Northern Territory, and has been an editor with The Thousands for four years.

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Kristin Alford

Kristin is a futurist and the the inaugural Director of the Science Creativity Education (Sci.C.Ed) Studio. This new cultural institution at the University of South Australia opens in 2018 and aims to inspire young adults about the role and potential of science in creating futures.

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Who was Mary Lee?

Mary Lee is an impressive figure of the South Australian women’s movement. She fought tirelessly for women’s and workers rights as the Secretary of the SA Women’s Suffrage League. She continued to support and advocate for women’s education and trade unions, despite her own position of poverty, well into her seventies.

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