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Author Hopkins, Lekkie.

Title Among the chosen : the life story of Pat Giles / Lekkie Hopkins and Lynn Roarty, foreword by Joan Kirner and Cheryl Davenport
Published Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Press, 2010

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Description 288 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Summary Pat Giles was dedicated to improving the lives of the disadvantaged. As an ALP Senator in the Hawke and Keating governments, she entered Parliament, not as a raw recruit, but as an experienced trade unionist, policy maker, feminist campaigner and grassroots activist. This is the story of a woman whose determination never faltered
Analysis Giles, Patricia
Former Members
Trade union officials
Western Australia
Women
Human rights
Political conditions
Biography
Biography & autobiography (Western Australia,Australia)
State government (Western Australia,Australia)
Civil & human rights (Western Australia,Australia)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-282) and index
Subject Giles, Patricia, 1928-
Giles, Patricia Jessie, 1928-
Labor unions -- Officials and employees -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography.
Women's rights -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Women legislators -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography.
Politicians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography.
Political activists -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography.
Women political activists -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography.
Women legislators -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biograph
Women's rights -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Western Australia -- Politics and government -- 1965-
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Author Roarty, Lynn.
LC no. 2010398306
ISBN 9781921696022 paperback
Other Titles Life story of Pat Giles