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Biographical entry Price, Joyce Ethel (1915 - 2009)

CMG, OBE

Born
8 August 1915
Died
19 August 2009

Summary

Joyce Price was a trained botanist who was most well known for her contributions to the Girl Guides Association Australia and the Worldwide Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

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Events

1942 - 1944
Career position - Laboratory Officer at the Ministry of Supply Explosives Factory, Scotland
1956 - 1960
Career position - District Commissioner for Caulfield for the Girl Guides Association of Australia
1957 - 1960
Career position - Secretary of the Australian Reading Union
1960 - 1970
Career position - Vice-President of the Australian Reading Union
1961 - 1963
Career position - Divisional Commissioner for the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne for the Girl Guides Association of Australia
1963 - 1968
Career position - State Commissioner for Victoria of the Girl Guides Association of Australia
1967
Award - Silver Fish Award received from the Girl Guides Association of Australia
1968
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
1968 - 1973
Career position - Chief Commissioner of the Girl Guides Association of Australia
1972 - 1981
Career position - Member of the World Committee of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
1975 - 1981
Career position - Chairman of the World Committee of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
1978
Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
1983 -
Career position - Life member of the State Council of the Girl Guides Association of Victoria
1984 -
Career position - Vice-President of the Girl Guides Association of Australia
1985 - 1993
Career position - Vice-President of the Olave Baden-Powell Society

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Newspaper Articles

Theses

  • Carey, Jane, 'Departing from their sphere: Australian women and science, 1880-1960', PhD thesis, The University of Melbourne, 2003, 356 pp. Details
  • Carey, Jane, 'Departing from their sphere: Australian women and science, 1880-1960', PhD thesis, The University of Melbourne, 2003, 356 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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