Steele, Joyce (1909-1991)

Also known as
Steele, Joyce Wilfred (1909-1991)
Wishart, Joyce (1909-1991)
Field of activity
Parliamentarian; Politician
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http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-728055

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Joyce Steele (1909-1991), politician, was born on 29 May 1909 at Midland Junction, Western Australia, the second of four children of South Australian-born parents Mayo Augustus Wishart, teacher and later...

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A member of the Liberal and Country League, Joyce Steele was the first woman to be elected to the House of Assembly in the South Australian Parliament in 1959. She stood in the seat of Burnside. She was the first woman in the South Australian Parliament to achieve Cabinet rank as Minister for Education in the Hall Government from 1968-69, then moved to the Social Welfare Ministry in 1969. After major electoral reform in 1968, Steele stood for the new seat of Davenport at the 1970 state election and won convincingly. She retired before the 1973 election.

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Steele, Joyce Wilfred
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. No ordinary lives: pioneering women in Australian politics
    Jenkins, Cathy
    [Melbourne]
    Published: Australian Scholarly Publishing
  3. Liberal women : Federation to 1949
    Fitzherbert, Margaret
    [Sydney]
    Published: Federation Press
  4. Liberal Party, S. A. Division : SUMMARY RECORD
    [1900 - 1997]
    Series: State Library of South Australia
    Liberal Party records including the former Australian National League, Liberal Union, Liberal Federation and Liberal and Country League, comprising minutes, subject files, electoral papers, membership lists, reports, press cuttings, posters, publications, films, videos, sound recordings and photographs together with records of the Liberal Club Ltd and of the Young Liberal Movement. Also includes minutes and financial records of the Eyre State Electoral Committee. A selection of 57 photographs from series 1/58 has been digitised and is available to see on the South Australiana Database; do a NUMBER search on SRG 168/1/58/2-100
    SRG 168 PART OUTSIZE 1,6
  5. Interview with Joyce Steele [sound recording] Interviewer: Anne Geddes
    [1984]
    Series: State Library of South Australia
    Sound cassette, 58 minutes
    PRG 727/2/8
  6. Recordings of Joyce Steele [sound recording] Interviewer: Meg Denton
    [1989 - 1991]
    Series: State Library of South Australia
    A series of recordings of Joyce Steele, the first South Australian woman Member of the House of Assembly. OH 368/1 is an informal interview recorded over five sessions in late 1990 and early 1991 by Meg Denton who had met Mrs Steele while researching the career of dance teacher Joanna Priest. Ms Denton agreed to help Mrs Steele record some of her reminiscences, and the interview ranges widely over her childhood and early work experiences in Western Australia (including anecdotes about an employer, woman orthopedic surgeon Dr Radcliffe-Taylor), family history and experiences in politics. OH 368/2 is a recording of the speech made by Lance Milne at Mrs Steele's eigthieth birthday party in 1989. Her son Christopher Steele hosts the proceedings at which Mrs Steele speaks briefly
    OH 368

Resources by Joyce Steele (2)

  1. Liberal Party, S.A. Division
    Liberal Party of Australia. South Australian Division
    [ Unpublished : 1900-1997 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  2. Official opening of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Library Association of Australia
    Sharr, F. A. (Francis Aubie), 1914-
    [ Sound : 1969 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  1. How Joyce Steele and Jessie Cooper became South Australia's first women MPs
    Stock, Jenny Tilby
    Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  2. Recordings of Joyce Steele / Interviewer: Meg Denton
    Denton, Margaret Abbie, 1937-2008
    [ Sound : 1989 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  1. Jans/Branson List
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  1. A Liberal awakening : the LM story / [Steele Hall ... [et al.]
    Hall, Steele, 1928-
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    Languages: Undetermined;English, [1 other]
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  2. Bermondsey boy : memories of a forgotten world / Tommy Steele
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  3. Bittersweet / Danielle Steel
    Steel, Danielle
    [ Book, Audio book : 1900-2017 ]
    Languages: English;Italian;Spanish;Croatian, [13 others]
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  4. Betrayal / Fern Michaels
    Michaels, Fern
    [ Book, Audio book : 2009-2011 ]
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Joyce Steele, first woman to be elected to the House of Assembly, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published ]
    At National Library
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  2. Teachers houses - Northern Territory
    Dunstan, Don
    [ Published : 1900 ]
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  3. Brisbane Town, 1824-1842
    Steele, J. G. (John Gladstone), 1935-
    [ Unpublished : 1972 ]
    At UQ Library
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  1. All day / music by Jan Steele ; words by James Joyce
    Steele, Jan
    [ Printed music : 1978 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
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  2. Bittersweet / Danielle Steel
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    Michaels, Fern
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  4. The narcissist's daughter / Craig Holden
    Holden, Craig
    [ Book, Audio book : 2005-2006 ]
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  1. STEELE—HINTON
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 29 January 1940 p 5 Article
    ... STEELE-HINTON The marriage was celebrated at the Glenhuntly Methodist Church on Satur-day evening ... of Joyce Beryl Hinton, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Hinton, of Glenhuntly, and Francis John ... 152 words
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  2. MORRISON-- STEELE.
    The Propeller (Hurstville, NSW : 1911 - 1954) Thursday 10 May 1945 p 3 Article
    ... between Joyce Norma, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. Steele, of Kogarah, timl Herbert Ain-ed, youngest ... MORRISON— STEELE. 1 At St. Cuthbert's Church, Langlea, on March 17, the . marriage was celebrated ... 179 words
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  3. JOYCE—BURLEIGH.
    Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Saturday 31 January 1920 p 2 Article
    ... JOYCE-BURLEIGH. A very pretty wedding tonk place !i the Hobart Baptist Church on Jan. l-l when tho ... Rev. A. Ratler united ii matrimony Lieutenant Stanlev (lat« A.I.F.Ï. only son of Mr. E. A. Joyce of ... 411 words
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  1. A Descriptive Comparison of Test Items Utilized in Pilot and Live Administrations of the Alabama High School Graduation Examination / D. Joyce Steele
    Steele, D. Joyce
    [ Microform, Article : 1985 ]
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  2. A Descriptive Comparison of Test Item Statistics from Items Utilized in an Item Pilot, a Form Pilot, and Live Administrations of the Alabama High School Graduation Examination : The 1991 Update / D. Joyce Steele
    Steele, D. Joyce
    [ Microform, Article : 1991 ]
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  3. BOLDFACE NAMES.(Metropolitan Desk)
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  4. Moore: The Devil and Daniel Webster.(John Stephens, Joyce Guyer, Brian Steele, Darren Keith Woods, Kansas City Lyric Opera, Russell Patterson)
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    [ Article : 1996 ]
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  1. The Iliad / Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox
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  2. The Norton anthology of English literature / M.H. Abrams, general editor
    Abrams, M. H. (Meyer Howard), 1912-
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  1. Index page
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    ... Adams, R. I. R., 3053 Abikhair, J., 1991 Adams, R. J., 2932 Ablett, E. J., 1472, 2477 Adams, V. A., 1035 ... , Acliurch, K. R., 1991 3183 Ackinson, H. M., 490 Adamson, H. V., 483, 943 Ackland, H. J., 331, 1844 Adamson ... 129475 words
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  3. Examination No. SP100. FOR APPOINTMENT AS TELEPHONIST, FOURTH DIVISION, POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT, ADELAIDE. ("Commonwealth Gazette", No. 29, of 23rd June, 1955.) Held 9th March, 1957.
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