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Biographical entry Tom, Jean Marion (1922 - )

AO

Born
8 August 1922
Romsey, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Community worker

Summary

Jean Tom graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Master of Science (MSc) degree. She was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia, 26 January 1993, for service to the welfare of women in rural and remote Australia through the Country Women's Association.

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Events

1944 - 1946
Career position - Worked in the School of Physiology at the University of Melbourne
1977 - 1979
Career position - Member of the Status of Women Committee in Victoria
1979 - 1981
Career position - Member of the Freedom From Hunger Committee
1979 - 1981
Career position - Member of the Fairlea Women's Prison Council in Victoria
1979 - 1981
Career position - State President of the Country Women's Association Victoria
1982 - 1987
Career position - Honorary State Treasurer of the Country Women's Association Victoria
1982 - 2001
Career position - Member of Honour of the Country Women's Association Victoria
1983 - 1988
Career position - Member of the Victorian Women's Consultative Council
1984 - 1985
Career position - Member of the Planning Committee of the 150th Anniversary of White Settlement in Victoria
1985 - 1993
Career position - Director and Trustee of the Victorian Women's Trust
1988 - 1991
Career position - National President of the Country Women's Association Australia
1990 - 1993
Career position - Member of the National Women's Consultative Council
1993
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
1993 - 1994
Career position - Member of the organising committee of the International Conference on Women in Agriculture
1993 - 1997
Career position - Member of the Active for Life Cancer and Heart Offensive Consultative Council
1999
Award - ANZAC of the Year Award received from the Returned Services League (RSL)
1999 - 2000
Career position - Member of Diversity Victoria Equal Opportunity Commission

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

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