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Biographical entry Stack, Ellen Mary (Ella)

CBE

Occupation
Pastoralist and Physician

Summary

Ella Stack was the Northern Territory's first woman mayor, when she was appointed Mayor of Darwin in 1975. In 1979 she became Darwin City Council's first Lord Mayor.

Details

Events

1956
Career position - Medical Officer at the Eastern Suburbs Hospital, Sydney
1957
Career position - General practice at Merrylands, New South Wales
1961
Career position - General practice at Darwin, Northern Territory
1972 - 1975
Career position - Chairman of the Building and Research Committee
1974 - 1989
Career position - Member of the St John Ambulance Council
1974 - 1989
Career position - Member of the Medical Registration Board of the Northern Territory
1975 - 1979
Career position - Mayor of Darwin
1979
Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
1979 - 1980
Career position - Lord Mayor of Darwin
1979 - 1989
Career position - Member of the National Australia Day Committee
1984 - 1989
Career position - Board member of the Menzies School of Health Research
1984 - 1989
Career position - Chairman of the Northern Territory Australia Day Council
1985 - 1989
Career position - Member of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Interview with Ella Stack, physician and Mayor of Darwin (sound recording), interviewer: Phyllipa Stack, 26 August 1976, TRC 459; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

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

Ailie Smith